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Company number 10390237 Occasionally supported by Arts Council England 
  Production Photography: Farrows Creative (The Six Wives of Henry VIII) 
Mike Kleinsteuber (In Cider Story)

Graham Burke (Adolf & Winston, Elizabeth I) Paul Blakemore (Devil & The Shopkeeper, A Christmas Carol, Nativity) The Other Richard (Frankenstein)

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Captivating singer Kate Dimbleby joins Bristol’s favourite comedy theatre troupe Living Spit to reimagine Homer’s classic work.

 

The Odyssey, one of the supreme works of western literature, tells of Odysseus’ 10-year journey home to Ithaca from the Trojan War, overcoming some of Greek mythology’s greatest monsters, misfortunes and temptations. While all Greece presumed him dead, Penelope, his faithful wife, fended off 100 drunken suitors who besieged their home. The story’s scope and beauty have entranced mankind for nearly three thousand years.

 

Now Kate Dimbleby, the internationally renowned, stupefyingly talented singer and raconteur, joins Living Spit, a pair of scruffy, puerile, knockabout chancers from a small seaside town just south of Bristol, to create a brand new and highly original retelling of this story of redemption, isolation and a desperate yearning for love.

 

Expect great music and top-notch comedy married together with playful panache, pathos and painful puns a-plenty! Let’s just hope they get on…

“This ribald reworking is a beguiling rib-tickler...the sense of mischief and sheer silliness are difficult to resist" (The Times on Living Spit’s Frankenstein)

 

“Stunning vocal virtuosity…This is an artist absolutely at the top of her game (BBC Radio 6 Music on Kate Dimbleby)” 

SALISBURY ARTS CENTRE

Fri 25 & Sat 26 October/ 7.30PM

www.wiltshirecreative.co.uk  01722 320 333

EXETER NORTHCOTT THEATRE

Mon 4 & Tues 5 November / 7.30pm

www.exeternorthcott.co.uk  01392 726 363

THE EXCHANGE, STURMINSTER NEWTON

Sat 9 November / 7.30pm

www.stur-exchange.co.uk  01258 475137

TOBACCO FACTORY THEATRES, BRISTOL

Mon 11 – Sat 16 November / 7.30PM

Sat 16 November / 2.30PM

www.tobaccofactorytheatres.com 0117 902 0344

SWINDON ARTS CENTRE

Mon 18 & Tues 19 November / 7.30PM

www.swindontheatres.co.uk 01793 524 481

BLAKEHAY THEATRE, WESTON-SUPER-MARE

Wed 20 - Sat 23 November / 7.30PM

www.blakehaytheatre.co.uk 01934 645 493