The Library of Birmingham are pleased to present a rare opportunity to enjoy a pair of lavish made for TV films from the 70s screened in
association with the BFI and the University of Birmingham. These screenings will be accompanied by a short talk by Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Birmingham Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos
King Oedipus (1972)
Ian Holm stars as Oedipus in this 1970s set version of Sophocles’ timeless drama.
Oedipus the King (1977)
This time Patrick Stewart plays the tragic King in an Open University production of the abridged second half of the play.
The STUDIO Theatre at The Library Of Birmingham
- Address: Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2ND