The Odyssey

From the songs of the sirens, through the whirlpools of Charybdis, the cave of Cyclops and the House of the Dead, The Odyssey is one of the world’s best known and most loved adventure tales.

It is also the love story of Odysseus and Penelope, whose faltering, human faith in each other battles to survive through twelve long years of absence. When Odysseus returns home from the Trojan wars, avoiding the traps and guiles of the gods, he finds his wife very nearly betrothed to another man, and his son murderous with rage…

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'A triumph of devising and direction...'

Head of Performing Arts, St Thomas School, Lancashire


Head of Performing Arts, St Thomas School, Lancashire

‘A triumph of devising and direction…’

‘I just want to say what an amazing production I think the Odyssey is. It has left me with some of the most intense theatrical images of the year – it is a triumph of devising and direction – so thanks to the whole company. I’ve taken twelve theatre trips this year and at least half have disappointed… It’s not easy to find physical theatre that’s as good as yours.’

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