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David Farr Plays 1

David Farr

David Farr Plays 1 includes The Odyssey, Crime and Punishment in Dalston, The Nativity and Great Expectations.

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A stranger washed up on the shores of a great city claims to be Odysseus, sacker of Troy. Bedraggled and desperate, he pleads for help to get back to his native land of Ithaca and his waiting wife Penelope. To do so he must tell his remarkable tale of ten years’ wandering amongst giants, nymphs, sirens and lotus eaters. The story of a man who won a war abroad and lost everything in search for home.


David Farr is a writer and director. His plays The Danny Crowe Show, Elton John’s Glasses, Night of the Soul, Ramayana, The UN Inspector, The Heart of Robin Hood and a collection of adaptations have all been published by Faber. He was Artistic Director of London’s Gate Theatre from 1995 to 1998, and Joint Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic…

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