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Free Theatre at The Scoop

When
07 August 2013 -
01 September 2013

6pm and 8pm

Where
Scoop, The

Cost
Free

Age Restrictions
n/a

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 play about Oedipus and Antigone sees the adult Oedipus and his children. Using the ancient masterpieces from Aeschylus and Sophocles, audiences will see the downfall of the Theban royal family in this story of a proud father and daughter battling the will of the gods.

The free theatre shows take place from 6pm and 8pm, Wednesdays - Sundays, from 7th August - 1st September 2013.

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.

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