Perilous Voyage

United Kingdom, 1988

TV show
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Sir Michael Hordern, in the guise of Homer himself, narrates this animated version (in 6 parts) of Homer’s Odyssey! The adaptation is by Oliver Hunkin, one time Eton College classical tutor, who has attempted to present it as the great epic poem it is, and to recapture something of the surge and thunder of the original. Graphic artist, Alan Parry, studied the gods and goddesses, the heroes and monsters portrayed on ancient Greek vases, before beginning work on the series.

Credits

director

Len Lurcuck

producer

Oliver Hunkin

production company

Yorkshire Television

Language

English

Duration

01:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/79481--perilous-voyage/ |title=Perilous Voyage |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=16 April 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}