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Oedipus Tickets

A thrilling adaptation of Sophocles' Oedipus starring Oscar winner Rami Malek and Olivier winner Indira Varma at the iconic Old Vic Theatre in London.

Why watch Oedipus

Don’t miss your chance to see the thrilling adaptation of Sophocles' Oedipus, running for a strictly limited time at the historic Old Vic Theatre in London. The play features an outstanding cast led by Oscar winner Rami Malek and Olivier winner Indira Varma. The intense pursuit of truth and the ensuing tragic reveal is a timeless masterpiece that resonates with audiences even today. Co-directed by award-winning Matthew Warchus and Hofesh Shechter, this explosive new interpretation is sure to leave you spellbound.

The story

Oedipus, the new king of Thebes, embarks on a relentless journey to find the killer of his predecessor. Promising salvation to his people, alongside his incestuous relationship with his mother, leads to a harrowing climax. Will Oedipus escape the labyrinth of fear and love, or succumb to his own tragic fate?

Great for

Fans of drama | Ancient Greek tragedy enthusiasts | Rami Malek followers

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show details

Genre: Play

Audience: Suitable for 14+

Theatre name: Old Vic Theatre

Theatre capacity: 1,067

Old Vic Theatre Seating Plan

Theatre facilities: Wheelchair accessibility, restrooms, bar, cloakroom, and assistive listening

Dress code: Smart casual

Cast & crew

  • Leading Roles: Rami Malek as Oedipus and Indira Varma as Jocasta

  • Adaptation: Ella Hickson

  • Co-Directors: Hofesh Shechter and Matthew Warchus

Additional tips

  • Most theaters are air-conditioned year-round, so it can get a bit chilly. Bring a light jacket just in case.

  • British Sign Language (BSL) performance on 4 March at 7:30pm, captioned performance on 7 March at 7:30pm, relaxed, audio described, captioned and BSL performances on 8 March at 2:30pm. Audio described performance on 10 March at 7:30pm.

  • You will receive an email with your Oedipus voucher. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID.
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