Antigone at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester

The show runs from 1-16 October & marks the British premiere of Australian actress & playwright, Merlynn Tong’s adaptation of Sophocles’ classic Greek tragedy. This fierce, fiery, feminist take sees the traditionally male role of Creon, played by a woman. The piece is directed by Dawn Walton OBE, an award-winning Director & Founder of the UK’s Principal Black-Led Production company, Eclipse Theatre.

They welcome school and college groups, and are able to offer tickets at the reduced rate of £11.50, and when 10 tickets are ordered you get one free for teachers/assistants. To make a school booking please call our box office on 01206 573948.

They can also provide Greek Theatre workshops to coincide with the performances, and a Resource Pack for KS4 & 5 – more information on this can be found here: Antigone | Mercury Theatre