Ariadne, immortal wife of Dionysus, god of wine, in Greek mythology
Ariadne, EllenPage's character in the 2010 film 'Inception'
Ariadne, character in the 'Percy Jackson and the Olympians' books (which are loosely based on Greek myth)
Ariadne Oliver, semi-autobiographical character in the novels of AgathaChristie
Lady Ariadne Utterword, character in G. BernardShaw's play 'Heartbreak House' (1916)