The Father (Hampton/Zeller)
by Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller
Full Length Play, Drama / 3m, 3f
The Father, in this English translation by Christopher Hampton, was commissioned by the Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal, Bath and premiered in October 2014. The production transferred to the Tricycle Theatre, London, in May 2015. Florian Zeller's The Father was awarded the Moliere Award for Best Play 2014.
Reviews'A wonderfully peculiar, quietly stunning depiction of dementia... A controlled, unforgettable portrait of losing your memory.' Times
'A vivid, lucent translation by Christopher Hampton.' Observer
'One of the most acute, absorbing and distressing portraits of dementia I've ever seen.' Daily Telegraph
'A play that constantly confounds expectations and works almost like a thriller, with a sinister Pinteresque edge.' Guardian
- Mild Adult Themes
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- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Additional Features: Not Applicable
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Parts for Senior Actors