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Oedipus the King
Oedipus the King
Oedipus the King
Audiobook1 hour

Oedipus the King

Written by Sophocles

Narrated by Harry J. Lennix and Full Cast

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars



About this audiobook

In Sophocles' tragedy, Oedipus discovers that he has been caught in his terrible destiny, unknowingly murdering his father and marrying his mother.

This perfomance features a new translation from the original Greek by director Nicholas Rudall.

Starring (in alphabetical order):

  • Spencer Garrett as Shepard, Chorus

  • Francis Guinan as Messenger, Chorus

  • Gregory Itzin as Creon

  • Charles Kimbrough as Priest of Zeus, Chorus

  • Harry J. Lennis as Oedipus

  • Rod McLachlan as Second Messenger, Chorus

  • Carolyn Seymour as Jocasta

  • W. Morgan Sheppard as Teiresias, Chorus

(P)2003 L.A. Theatre Works

Release dateJan 1, 2003


Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than or contemporary with those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides.

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