By Timberlake Wertenbaker
Telemachus' father left in the past to struggle a struggle. Telemachus does not have in mind him. Now the guy of the home, he needs to step as much as protect his father's legacy and defend his mom from the suitors that living room round the court.
Meanwhile, the good Odysseus has been trapped through the goddess Kalypso for ten lengthy years. misplaced in his stories of earlier glories, he longs to come back home.
This undying Greek delusion has been reinvented through playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker to create a contemporary, wealthy and robust new paintings a few son trying to find his father and a father looking for himself that's, whilst, an exploration of masculinity and the consequences of war.
My Father, Odysseus acquired its international most well known on the Unicorn Theatre, London, on thirteen March 2016. it's excellent for children over the age of 11.
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My Father, Odysseus (Plays for Young People) by Timberlake Wertenbaker