The Trackers of Oxyrynchus

The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus

Venue: 
Finborough Theatre
Location: 
Fringe

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the rediscovery of Tony Harrison’s The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus in its first London production for nearly 30 years.

The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus Synopsis: 

Egypt, 1907. Two archaeologists, Bernard Grenfell and Arthur Hunt, are searching for ancient fragments of poetry and plays, next to an old rubbish heap. Until the Greek God, Apollo, descends from the skies... Apollo is furious that they have failed to unearth the fragmentary text of a lost Satyr play by Sophocles. As he forces the two papyrologists to find the lost play, Grenfell and Hunt become part of the story they have discovered.

By: 
Tony Harrison
Producer: 
Presented by Proud Haddock in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre.
Director: 
Jimmy Walters
Lighting: 
Rob Mills
Design: 
Phillip Lindley
Choreography: 
Amy Lawrence
Cast list: 
Tom Purbeck (Bernard Grenfell) Richard Gloves (Arthur Hunt), Peta Cornish (Kyllene), Dylan Mason (Hermes), Adam Small, Dannie Pie, James Rigby, Nik Drake, Sacha Mandel.
The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus Schedule
Previews from: 
Tuesday, 3 January, 2017
Opening date: 
Tuesday, 3 January, 2017
Available from: 
Tuesday, 24 January, 2017
Closes: 
Saturday, 28 January, 2017
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday-7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday3.00pm7.30pm
Sunday3.00pm-
Address:
Above The Finborough Wine Cafe, 118 Finborough Rd London, SW10 9ED
Venue Box Office:
020 7244 7439
Nearest tube:
Earl's Court or West Brompton

Latest The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus News & Features

After October
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Finborough Theatre announces Winter 2016/2017 Season

The Finborough Theatre, a pub theatre in west London, has today announced details of its upcoming Winter 2016/17 season which concentrates on unique rediscoveries with works from the 1930s, 1940s, 1970s and 1980s. New writing is also represented by their eighth new writing festival, Vibrant 2016 – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights which runs from 30 October–17 November 2016.

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