Ding, dong, the Sphinx is dead: Mark Antony Turnage’s Greek at ROH Linbury

Sophocles in the 1980s: Mark Antony Turnage shapes Berkoff’s contemporary East End vision of Oedipus under Thatcherism – via Tufnell Park, football crowds and a very sinister café – into opera. Music Theatre Wales’ strong production, led by Marcus Farnsworth as Eddy: the original m****rf****r. Music Theatre Wales’ simple set (ordinary clothes, white formica furniture,…