translated by Christopher Hampton
'A wonderfully peculiar, quietly stunning depiction of dementia... A controlled, unforgettable portrait of losing your memory.' The Times
'A play that constantly confounds expectations and works almost like a thriller, with a sinister Pinteresque edge.' Guardian
The Father, in this English translation by Christopher Hampton, was commissioned by the Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal, Bath and premiered in October 2014. Florian Zeller's The Father was awarded the Moliere Award for Best Play 2014.