By Timberlake Wertenbaker
Telemachus' father left in the past to struggle a struggle. Telemachus does not take into account him. Now the fellow of the home, he needs to step as much as guard his father's legacy and shield his mom from the suitors that front room round the court.
Meanwhile, the nice Odysseus has been trapped by means of the goddess Kalypso for ten lengthy years. misplaced in his thoughts of previous glories, he longs to come back home.
This undying Greek fable has been reinvented via playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker to create a contemporary, wealthy and robust new paintings a few son trying to find his father and a father trying to find himself that's, even as, an exploration of masculinity and the results of war.
My Father, Odysseus obtained its international finest on the Unicorn Theatre, London, on thirteen March 2016. it truly is excellent for children over the age of 11.
By Omphile Molusi
By Elaine Aston
By Nicholas Grene
By Brad Birch
Everyday existence, is it not anything yet a chain of creeping, soul-destroying disillusionments and compromises? This younger couple begin to imagine so, falling more and more right into a lyrical, wild and emotional international in their personal, yet their break out may possibly end up even more risky than the conformity they have rejected.
Combining wise commentary of the toils of day-by-day residing, with a willing and lyrical style, Even Stillness Breathes Softly opposed to a Brick Wall by means of interesting younger playwright Brad Birch is certain to motivate and enjoyment audiences and readers alike.
By Chris Morash,Shaun Richards
By Stephanie Hodgson-Wright
By Jessica Swale
London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all issues loud, extravagant and horny. And at Drury Lane, a tender Nell Gwynn is inflicting stirrings among the theatregoers.
Nell Gwynn charts the increase of an not going heroine, from her roots in Coal backyard Alley to her luck as Britain's so much celebrated actress, and her hard-won position within the middle of the King. yet at a time while ladies are second-class electorate, can her appeal and spirit guard her from the hazards of the Court?
Jessica Swale's exhilarating tackle the heady international of recovery theatre premiered at Shakespeare's Globe, London, in September 2015, in a creation directed by way of Christopher Luscombe and starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Nell.
London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all issues loud, extravagant and attractive. And at Drury Lane, a tender Nell Gwynn is inflicting stirrings among the theatregoers.
Nell Gwynn charts the increase of an not going heroine, from her roots in Coal backyard Alley to her luck as Britain's so much celebrated actress, and her hard-won position within the center of the King. yet at a time while girls are second-class electorate, can her allure and spirit defend her from the risks of the Court?
Jessica Swale's exhilarating tackle the heady global of recovery theatre premiered at Shakespeare's Globe, London, in September 2015, ahead of moving to the West lead to February 2016, starring Gemma Arterton.
'superbly humorous… a juicy, well-wrought factor of significant enjoyable, a superbly layered social gathering of theatre, yet such a lot of all an apt homage to a lady exceedingly prior to her time' - Time Out
'It’s relatively a narrative, and playwright Jessica Swale seizes on it with gusto during this bubbling new comedy which zigzags among the ego-fuelled practice session rooms of Drury Lane and the intrigue-soaked corridors of Charles II’s beleaguered court docket with boisterous panache... The comedy is note-perfect' - Telegraph
'a occasion of the degree for its personal sake, and a riotous end-of-term romp.' - WhatsOnStage
'a rollicking strong evening’s entertainment... an endless satisfaction' - Evening Standard