My Father, Odysseus
A Unicorn production
I want to go home.
- By Timberlake Wertenbaker
- With Jeffery Kissoon
- Directed by Purni Morell
★★★★ 'Odysseus is played to perfection by Jeffery Kissoon' Times
Telemachus’ father left long ago to fight a war. He doesn’t remember him. Now the man of the house, he must step up to defend his father’s legacy and protect his mother from the suitors that lounge around the court.
Cast includes: Ben Adams, Charlotte De Bruyne, Ginny Halder, Jeffery Kissoon, Guy Rhys and Theo Solomon.
Read an interview about writing My Father, Odysseus with Timberlake Wertenbaker here.
PRODUCTION GALLERY (photography by Manuel Harlan)
WATCH AUDIENCE REACTIONS
'Full of raucous hip-hop music, spirited laughs and moments of surprising depth and tenderness.'
★★★★ The Upcoming
‘This modern adaptation takes no prisoners and pierces the heart of Wertenbaker’s text.’
'It has a liveliness that keeps the audience captivated, whatever age.'
'The Unicorn Theatre continues to programme bold, ambitious work for younger audiences'
INSIGHT DISCUSSION, THU 7 MAR
School tickets are £10 each with every eleventh ticket free.
Teacher CPD: Tue 26 Jan, 4.30-7pm (free)
My Father, Odysseus Teachers' resource pack
In-school workshops (£120 p/group)
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Please note, the accompanying touch tour on Wed 23 Mar will take place at 5.30pm, call 020 7645 0560 to book your free place.