A new radical spin on The Odyssey in Oxford
7th April 2012
INTERVIEW: MADELEINE HYLAND and JAMES ERSKINE
A performer with The Factory and the executive director of Creation Theatre talk to Ella Parry-Davies about a new collaboration between the two companies, a site-specific, audience-participatory staging of Homer’s The Odyssey, directed by Tim Carroll, performed in the Norrington Room in Blackwell’s Bookshop, Broad Street, Oxford, until April 28. Recorded at Creation Theatre offices, Oxford, 31 March 2012.
There are a range of ways of directing actors, you have at one end the meat puppet – stand there, say this – and at the other end, you have this.