A riveting and savage take on the classic Greek myth of Penelope, wife of Odysseus.
Fringe First Award, Edinburgh 2010
It’s 11.30 a.m. and already it’s thirty-three degrees Celsius. At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four ridiculous men face their inevitable deaths, and play for an unwinnable love.
‘mixes classical myth with a bit of Beckett, as interpreted by Father Ted after watching an episode of Lost‘
— Sunday Times
‘extraordinary theatre… terrifying’
— Sunday Independent, Ireland
‘among the finest plays Walsh has written’
— Sunday Times, Ireland
‘a wild, crazy, word-drunk piece that is destined to lodge in the memory… Walsh possesses a truly original theatrical voice’