Christopher Eccleston joins NT Antigone

Christopher Eccleston has been cast in the National Theatre’s forthcoming production of Antigone.

Eccleston will play Creon alongside Jodie Whittaker in the title role. The revival of Sophocles’ play, in a version by Don Taylor, will be directed by Polly Findlay and will open on May 30 in the Olivier Theatre as part of the Travelex £12 Tickets season.

The production will be designed by Soutra Gilmour, with lighting by Mark Henderson and movement by Aline David.

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