A performance celebrating the text and music of Samuel Beckett
Conor Lovett

Here All Night
World Premiere
This performance interweaves the text and music of Samuel Beckett with original compositions by Paul Clark, drawn from and inspired by Beckett’s works Watt, Malone Dies and The Unnamable.

Judy Hegarty Lovett has directed over 18 Beckett titles for Gare St Lazare Players Ireland and has now collaborated with composer Paul Clark to form this superlative ensemble. Singer Melanie Pappenheim, actor Conor Lovett, cellist Christopher Allan, pianist John Paul Gandy and fiddle-player Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh combine to create a new vision and a refreshing approach to Beckett’s oeuvre.

This is a rare opportunity to discover another facet of Beckett’s work with a truly virtuoso ensemble.

Judy Hegarty Lovett director
Paul Clark composer
Conor Lovett actor
Melanie Pappenheim singer
Christopher Allan cello
John Paul Gandy piano
Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh fiddle
Charmian Bedford, Victoria Couper, Rebecca Askew choir


Fri 17 – Sun 19 May
Fri & Sun 8pm, Sat 4pm & 8pm


Brighton Festival 2013, The Old Market


Festival Standby £10

Other info

Duration: 70 minutes
Post-show discussion after Sat 18 matinee
Supported by Culture Ireland as part of Ireland’s EU Presidency Culture Programme 2013
With the kind permission of The Estate of Samuel Beckett


Brighton Festival 2013: Here All Night

Posted by:Rhys Tranter

Rhys Tranter is a writer based in Cardiff, Wales, UK. He is the author of Beckett's Late Stage (2018), and his work has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator, and a number of books and periodicals. He holds a BA, MA, and a PhD in English Literature. His website RhysTranter.com is a personal journal offering commentary and analysis across literature, film, music, and the arts.

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