The Father (Hampton/Zeller)

The Father (Hampton/Zeller)

The Father (Hampton/Zeller)

The Father (Hampton/Zeller)


The Father, in this English translation by Christopher Hampton, was commissioned by the Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal, Bath and premiered in October 2014. The production transferred to the Tricycle Theatre, London, in May 2015, and subsequently to Wyndham's Theatre in the West End. The Father was awarded the Moliere Award for Best Play and the Olivier and Tony Awards for Best Actor.

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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes


  • Genre: Adaptations (Stage & Screen)
  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Cast Attributes: Parts for Senior Actors
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)


Florian Zeller

Florian Zeller is a French novelist, playwright, screenwriter and filmmaker. He came to prominence with his third novel, The Fascination of Evil, which was awarded the prestigious Prix Interallié and nominated for the Prix Goncourt in 2004. Between 2004 and 2020 Zeller ...
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Christopher Hampton

Christopher Hampton became involved in theatre while studying French and German at Oxford University, and wrote a play in his first year.

The Royal Court's subsequent production was so successful that it transferred to the Comedy Theatre while he was still a student, making hi ...

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