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The journey of Little Amal - giant refugee puppet to visit Dublin

RTE 22 May 2024
Little Amal, a 10-year-old Syrian girl, left the Syrian-Turkish border in July 2021 ... And finally on Friday, Thursday, May 23rd Little Amal will be at the Famine Memorial, at Custon House Quay at 7.30 pm and by the Samuel Beckett Bridge at 9.15 pm ... .

May B

British Theatre Guide 22 May 2024
May B is slippery, Beckett bleak and wryly brilliant ... May B was created in 1981—Maguy Marin asked for Samuel Beckett’s permission to make this piece, which, not only did he gladly give, but came to visit her.

How Irish artist Hilary Heron became a pioneering modern sculptor

RTE 21 May 2024
Heron was related to the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett, through marriage and she initially stayed with him and his partner Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil before moving to a chambres d'hôtes in the city.

Dublin: home of the world’s greatest storytellers

Hindustan Times 21 May 2024
renowned poets William Butler Yeats and Seamus Heaney, dramatist George Bernard Shaw and novelist Samuel Beckett ... Samuel Beckett on an Irish postage stamp (Catwalker/Shutterstock).

Ballet Black: Heroes

British Theatre Guide 19 May 2024
Mthuthuzeli November, Sophie Laplane. Ballet Black. Barbican Centre. – ... The second half brings The Waiting Game by Mthuthuzeli November, a stimulating, absurdist piece musing on the pointlessness of existence originally inspired by Samuel Beckett.

Adrian Dunbar on Beckett: ‘I seemed to be getting knocked around emotionally but didn’t know how he was doing it’

The Irish Times 18 May 2024
For Beckett ... Samuel Beckett spent much of his adult life living in Paris. Photograph ... Jane Coyle ... Samuel Beckett and Paris ... But Beckett and Liverpool? It’s a more tangential connection, forged through Beckett. Confined 2022 and Beckett ... READ MORE ... .

Robin/ Red/ Breast: Maxine Peake mesmerises in this audacious take on a 1970s TV horror

AOL 18 May 2024
In this sense, the piece is reminiscent (in form, if not in content) of Samuel Beckett’s made-for-television play Eh Joe. In Beckett’s play we watch the silent Joe respond facially and physically to the imagined voice of his reproachful former lover ... .

Tristram Powell obituary: TV director who excelled at drama and arts documentaries

The Times/The Sunday Times 17 May 2024
From the late 1960s onwards he directed profiles of the likes of Samuel Beckett and Malcolm Lowry, secured rare, filmed interviews with Lucian Freud and Marcel ...

Neglecting Beckett

The New York Review of Books 16 May 2024
James Marsh’s biopic Dance First runs into some predictable problems in adapting the life of a writer, especially one as recognizable as Samuel Beckett ... .

Mary Said What She Said

British Theatre Guide 12 May 2024
Robert Wilson professes an affinity with Samuel Beckett—I wrote that in a 2015 review of his Krapp’s Last Tape at the Barbican.

Europe Day: Landmarks Illuminate Across EU Ahead of Elections

Greek City Times 10 May 2024
Additionally, numerous other iconic buildings and monuments, including the Samuel Beckett Bridge in Dublin, Vilnius’ town hall, Fort St Angelo in Valletta, and the Presidential Palace in Bratislava, ...

Woodburn: Willy Wonka’s Golden Tattoo

VC Star 10 May 2024
The question was posed to an American tourist in Dublin, in a celebrated pub now named Kennedys (no apostrophe) but called Conway’s long ago when literary luminaries Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, and ...

Russia launches missile, drone and artillery strikes on Kharkiv amid signs Putin looks to grab Ukraine

The Daily Mail 10 May 2024
I was involved with the plays of Samuel Beckett and Brian Friel, I had my mortgage paid, I was in a band with mates, three or four times a year I was playing the guest lead in something on television.