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Samuel Beckett season comes to RTÉ Drama On One

RTE 25 Sep 2023
This October, RTÉ Drama On One will present a season of author Samuel Beckett's writings ... A young Samuel Beckett (seated, third from right) in his cricket whites ... The Old Tune is Samuel Beckett's free adaptation of La Manivelle/The Crank, a radio play by French writer, Robert Pinget.

“Waiting for Godot” on stage at Tehran theater

Tehran Times 25 Sep 2023
TEHRAN –A loose adaptation of Irish novelist and theater director Samuel Beckett’s 1953 play “Waiting for Godot” is on stage at Charsu Hall of Tehran's City Theater Complex ... .

The song that lifted the veil of dementia

The Observer 24 Sep 2023
When my late husband was in the last stages of dementia (Letters, 21 September), and had lost the ability to talk, I took to his care home an old cassette of the Welsh tenor David Lloyd ... it was the last time that I heard his voice ... Veryan, Cornwall ... Gabriel Byrne on playing Samuel Beckett, 22 September) ... .

Roundabout: Down the memory lane with Beckett’s Waiting for Godot

Hindustan Times 23 Sep 2023
Poet Chander Trikha brings back memories of the Seventies when Krishan Dwivedi o Patiala staged Samuel Beckett’s ‘Godot’ and Kumar Vikal wrote a defining poem inspired by the classic. A scene from Samuel Beckett’s play ‘Waiting for Godot’.

‘A lot of biopics depend on likeness – this is braver’: Gabriel Byrne on playing Samuel Beckett

The Observer 22 Sep 2023
In 1969, Samuel Beckett and his wife learned that he had won the Nobel prize in literature in a telegram from his publisher ... ‘I was really happy when I read the script’ … Gabriel Byrne as Samuel Beckett in Dance First ... ‘Speaking from the depths of his soul’ … Beckett in 1977 ... And that’s one of the things that Beckett was talking about.

What Is Not Ours to Carry review: Ali Clarke is mesmerising in this immersive experience

The Irish Times 22 Sep 2023
Dublin Fringe Festival 2023. The dancer and choreographer contorts and shapes her body with meticulous care in a masterly performance. What Is Not Ours to Carry. Ali Clarke. Photograph. Amy Trucks Thomas Lordan. Fri Sep 22 2023 - 11.37. What Is Not Ours to Carry. Samuel Beckett Theatre. ★★★★★ ... At the centre is Clarke, whose presence is mesmerising ... READ MORE.

‘A lot of biopics depend on likeness – this is braver’: Gabriel Byrne on playing ...

The Guardian 22 Sep 2023
The actor talks about his new movie Dance First, in which he plays the Irish dramatist, the time he shared a drink with Richard Burton and why he had to leave Los Angeles In 1969, Samuel Beckett and his wife learned that he had won the Nobel prize in ...

An Older and Wiser Cast Performs Waiting For Godot at Catastrophic Theatre

Houston Press 22 Sep 2023
When Waiting For Godot opens at Catastrophic Theatre next week, it will be the fourth time actor Charlie Scott  has stood by a country road with another down-on-his-luck man to has perform in Samuel Beckett's tragicomedy, three of them with Catastrophic.

Trailer released for Dance First, directed by James Marsh and starring Gabriel Byrne as Samuel Beckett (Sky Ltd)

Public Technologies 21 Sep 2023
In Dance First, Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects) plays Samuel Beckett with young Beckett played by Fionn O'Shea (Normal People) in a sweeping account of the life of this 20th century icon ... husband and recluse, Samuel Beckett lived a life of many parts.

ACP festival ventures into theatre of the absurd with ‘Insha Ka Intezar’

The News International 21 Sep 2023
The play, titled ‘Insha Ka Intezar’ was Anwer Jafri’s adaptation of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, which is widely considered as a masterpiece of the theatre of the absurd, a drama movement that began in Europe after the World ...

Letter: Gayle Hunnicutt obituary

The Guardian 21 Sep 2023
Shakespeare did not suit Max as well as the plays of Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter and John Osborne ...

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