BBC Play of the Month: Season 8, Episode 3

King Oedipus (24 Nov. 1972)

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Resolving the riddle of the Sphinx makes Oedipus the king of Thebes, but he also resolves another mystery - and it destroys him.

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Sheila Allen ...
Jocasta
Alan Webb ...
Anthony Bate ...
Sydney Tafler ...
Prime Minister
George Coulouris ...
Shepherd
Alfred Hoffman ...
Archbishop
Peter Elliott ...
Edward Kelsey ...
Andreas Markos ...
Alan Rowe ...
Ambassador from Corinth
Paul Alexis ...
Soldier
Ahmed Khalil ...
Soldier
Philip Ryan ...
Soldier
Patricia Moore ...
Lady Secretary
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Resolving the riddle of the Sphinx makes Oedipus the king of Thebes, but he also resolves another mystery - and it destroys him.

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