Sophocles is on today, and his play is called Oedipus Tyrannus. Oedipus the Tyrant? You don't like tyrants here in Athens.
The stage has filled up suddenly - there are people limping, crawling,
shuffling towards the building at the back.
You realise that's the palace of Thebes where Oedipus lives! They look a right miserable bunch - let's hope Oedipus can do something for them! You must shut up now, the palace doors are opening - there's someone coming out ......