The Father

February 5-9, 2019

Running time: 80 minutes (no interval)

The relationship between a father, Andre, and his daughter Anne who attempts to balance her love for her father and the need to care for him with the demands of her own life. Mirroring King Lear in the parent-child relationship, and looks at how the balance of power between parent and child shifts with age.



After the performance on Wednesday 6 February, there will be a Q&A at 9.45pm with an expert panel of researchers specialising in dementia from King’s College London, to discuss the complex issues raised by the play.

Director: Jess Osorio


Andre: Chris Lilly
Anne: Kim Goldsmith
Pierre: William Everett
Laura: Siannae Anderson
Man: Steve Anstee
Woman: Jennifer Nettles