06 Sep 2015 - 06 Sep 2015

Almeida Greeks

Oedipus Explored

Proagon: Discussion & Debate

Tickets £15 (£13 concs)

production information

Director Bijan Sheibani (Almeida Theatre, National Theatre, Donmar Warehouse) unpacks the infamous Greek complex. The day will explore where art and psychoanalysis meet, culminating in a reading of the text.

Among others, Bijan will be joined by Professor Edith Hall, Professor in the Department of Classics and Centre for Hellenic Studies at King’s College London, and psychoanalyst Dr David Bell, Past President of the British Psychoanalytic Society.

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Dates & Tickets

Sun 6 Sep 3 - 6pm

For the Almeida: The House of Bernarda Alba.

Theatre includes: A Taste of Honey; Emil and the Detectives; Romeo and Juliet; Damned by Despair; The Kitchen; War Horse (US tour); Greenland; Our Class (National Theatre); Moonlight (Donmar Warehouse); The Brothers Size; Eurydice (Young Vic/ATC); Gone Too Far! (Royal Court/ATC); The Typist (Riverside Studios/Sky Arts/ATC); Other Hands; Flush (Soho Theatre); Party Time; One for the Road (BAC); Have I None (Southwark Playhouse).

Opera includes: Tarantula in Petrol Blue (Aldeburgh); Through his Teeth; The Virtues of Things (Royal Opera House).

Film includes: Groove is in the Heart.

Bijan received an Olivier Award in 2008 for his production of Gone Too Far! and was nominated for Olivier Awards for Our Class in 2010 and The Brothers Size in 2008.

Cast & Creatives

Direction Bijan Sheibani
Casting Director Sophie Holland

Lorna Brown
David Calder
Cyril Nri
Danny Sapani
Lesley Sharp
Harry Treadaway