The Father

2 November — 16 December 2017

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You can’t fool André. But there’s definitely something fishy going on. And while he may be eighty years old and apt to forget things, they are only ever small things. Like where he’s put his watch. It doesn’t explain why people are messing around with things in his flat. Or why his daughter allows strangers to come in and threaten him. No, something’s going on and he’ll get to the bottom of it.

A touching, funny and deeply unsettling mystery, Florian Zeller’s The Father was a hit in France before Christopher Hampton (Atonement) translated it into English and repeated the success and critical acclaim in London and New York. For this Australian Premiere production, stage luminary John Bell will star alongside Anita Hegh (The Crucible), with direction by Damien Ryan (Henry V).

A co-production with Sydney Theatre Company. By special arrangement with Theatre Royal Bath Productions.

John Bell AO

John Bell AO

Artwork for Glenn Hazeldine

Glenn Hazeldine

Artwork for Marco Chiappi

Marco Chiappi

Anita Hegh

Anita Hegh

Natasha Herbert

Natasha Herbert

Artwork for Damien Ryan

Damien Ryan


Alicia Clements


Rachel Burke

Steve Francis

Steve Francis

Artwork for Faustina Agolley

Faustina Agolley


Charmian Gradwell

Artwork for Priscilla Jackman

Priscilla Jackman