The story of Odysseus' protracted wanderings from fallen Troy to his island home of Ithaca. The episodes are pungently interspersed with a commentary by the blind singer Billy Blue, Walcott’s version of Homer, who sings accompanied by the Caribbean steel band.

Original production

Opening night: 
Original Cast:
Production Team:
Gregory Doran Director / Production Conception


Title Year Publisher NT Library
The Odyssey: A Play 1993 Farrar, Straus and Giroux No

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Playscript MPS 5344 British Library