02 October 2014
The Londoner's Guide to London
Catch free theatre at The Scoop when both kids and adults shows are put on every week during a month long festival. Lucky theatre loving Londoners can witness free theatre at The Scoop as part of the More London Free Festival.
Shows for kids and adults
Taking place alongside a programme of free music, film screenings and exercise classes, the festival now gives you the chance to catch a little culture after work or before an evening out on the town with the free theatre performances.
Classic stories retold
To celebrate the eleven year anniversary of free theatre at The Scoop, the 2013 season features a rare staging of Oedipus and Antigone. The plays are presented by Phil Willmott on behalf of London's Free Open Air Theatre Season, and celebrates the Ancient Greek city of Thebes.
Oedipus and Antigone
Designed to delight and entertain all who see it as part of the free theatre at The Scoop over the summer, the Ring Cycle plays are about an extraordinary cast of gods, giants, nymphs, dwarfs and humans, which reveals how mortals and immortals fell under the spell of a powerful ring, possession of which brings about the chaos and glory of absolute power. Catch all four plays in one night, or come back over a series of days to see the story in full.
The full schedule of Ring Cycle plays goes like this:
6pm - 6.45pm - The Rhine Gold
7pm - 7.45pm - The Valkyrie
7.45pm - 8.30pm - interval
8.30pm - 9.15pm - Siegfried
9.30pm - 10.15 - Twilight of the Gods
The free theatre shows take place from 6pm onwards Wednesdays - Sundays, from 6th - 31st August 2014.
All seats for the free theatre at The Scoop are issued on a first come first served basis. Performances may be cancelled due to inclement weather.
Other London events
More London Free Festival
Free Summer Festivals in London
Regents Park Open Air Theatre
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