I recommended The Father a while back when it transferred from Bath to the Tricycle. You have yet another opportunity to book tickets for this when it transfers to Wyndham’s Theatre in September.
“The most acclaimed new play of the decade transfers to Wyndham’s Theatre for eight weeks only.
Now eighty years old, Andre was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter Anne and her husband Antoine. Or was he an engineer whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? The thing is, he is still wearing his pyjamas and he can’t find his watch. He is starting to wonder if he’s losing control…
The Father is the winner of France’s highest theatrical honour, the 2014 Moliere Award for Best Play, and in Christopher Hampton‘s crisp and witty translation, has dazzled audiences and critics alike at the Theatre Royal Bath and the Tricycle Theatre. It has received an unprecedented eight five star reviews from major national newspaper critics.”
Tony and Olivier Award nominees, Kenneth Cranham and Claire Skinner reprise their indelible performances for sixty one performances only.
“My play – and production – of the year. Devastating drama” – Mail on Sunday
“The Father is a revelation, as sharp and surprising a play as you’ll see all year” – Times
“The acting is masterly” – Daily Mail
“Florian Zeller’s stunning play” – Evening Standard