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Pre1900: Homer's The Odyssey

On an olive background, a single-line drawing of three heads create a triangle, with two men on the bottom and a woman on top. A strip of gold paint covers the woman's eyes, the man to the rights mouth and the eye and cheek of the man on the left. In white the words

Saturday 12 June 2021, 2.00PM to 21:00

This is the story of Odysseus' journey over long years and treacherous seas as he makes his way back to his homeland. It is a journey that will see him face gods and monsters, difficult choices, and bloody revenge. He must do whatever it takes to return to his beloved wife and son.

A new adaptation of Homer’s The Odyssey from a translation by Emily Wilson. Along with a variety of events across the weekend, the productions will be performed live and streamed to you by emerging theatre-makers from the University of York. You can catch one, two, or even all three parts of this reimagined and gripping epic adventure. 

Part 1 - Legacy 14.00-15.00

Part 2 - Homecoming 17.00-18.00

Part 3 - Vengeance  20.00-21.00

As this is a chronological story told in three parts, you will receive three zoom links - one for each play. We invite you to watch all three to get the full experience - the choice is up to you! However, if there is a specific time you would like to attend, please click that time on the booking system below.

This is a free production and will be live-streamed on the night. You will receive a ticket link 24 hours before the show goes live.

To see more, got the The Odyssey Website You can follow their work at InstagramTwitter and Facebook.

View the production programme: The Odyssey Programme (PDF , 1,477kb)

Location: Online via Zoom