The Odyssey

On 12 November 2015, more than 60 artists brought Homer’s Odyssey to life from unusual and iconic locations across London. The 12-hour reading was streamed live at, and all 62 sections are now available to watch until November 2016.



For the full list of readers who took part, click here.

The whole performance was live tweeted @AlmeidaOdyssey. Read the highlights on Storify below:

We would like to thank the following:

Islington Square: special thanks to Giris, Chris, Dave, Errol and Malcolm
Islington Borough Council
Islington Town Hall
Port of London Authority
Millennium Tower Pier
Thames Boats Ltd 
The London Eye
The Expeditional Bus Company
The Dead Dolls House

Sophie Holland Casting 

The Odyssey
 | 9am - 9pm | 12 November 2015

Translation of The Odyssey by Robert Fagles, published by Penguin Books Ⓒ Robert Fagles, 1996. Reproduced by permission of Sheil Land Associates Ltd.