Festive Fun

Odyssey: A Heroic Pantomime

BY JOHN SAVOURNIN AND DAVID EATON.

DIRECTED BY JOHN SAVOURNIN.

23 November -
31 December 2023

Overview

“Pull up your Parthenons and let’s get Grecian!”

After his monumental victory at the Trojan War, Odysseus begins the epic journey home to Ithaca and his wife, Penelope. But Poseidon has other plans… So begins this madcap retelling of the greatest story ever told. Join a host of fantastical characters on a mythical, musical (and downright ridiculous) journey as they battle through sirens and a cyclops. Prepare yourself for a boatload of riotous humour – with apologies to Homer!

Charles Court Opera and Jermyn Street Theatre join forces to turn Homer’s epic tale on its head in a bonkers new take on one of the oldest adventures. A legendary part of Christmas in London, Charles Court’s boutique pantos are utterly irresistible and not to be missed.

 

Recommended age 8+

Click here for the Odyssey audio introduction

 

 


People

Emily Cairns
Penelope and Aphrodite
Meriel Cunningham
Trojan and Dionysus
Amy J Payne
Polyfefifofumnus and Poseidon
Tamoy Phipps
Hermes
Rosie Strobel
Circe and Ares
Emily Apps
Swing
David Eaton
Composer, Lyricist and Musical Director
Dave Jennings
Percussionist

John Savournin
Script Writer and Director
Stewart J. Charlesworth
Set and Costume Designer
Blair Anderson
Choreographer
Antonia Georgieva
Assistant Producer
Ben Grant
Assistant Director
Octavia Penes
Stage Manager


Media

“The audience lapped it up”
The Times
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“This might be the smallest pantomime in town, but it provides epic fun”
The Telegraph
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“A wonderfully well-crafted show”
The Daily Mail
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“Top notch.”
The Arts Desk
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“Perfect in every respect”
Reviewsgate
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Last Minute Theatre
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Theatre and Arts Review
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West End Best Friend
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(c) Alex Brenner. No use without credit.

(c) Alex Brenner. No use without credit.

(c) Alex Brenner. No use without credit.