Waterloo East Theatre, London · 29 October – 27 November 2013

From Waterloo East Theatre:

With Nicolaus Mackie and Charlie Syer
Direction: Ilmar Taska, Gill Taylor

Sixty years ago Samuel Beckett wrote his absurdist theatre classic, ‘Waiting for Godot’. Since then audiences around the world must have wondered what exactly Godot was up to all the time Vladimir and Estragon were waiting for him. Steve Gough’s darkly comic and provocative new play tackles that age-old existential question.

Now for the first time on a British stage, we can announce that Mr Godot is alive and well and, with his patient, long-suffering personal assistant, Mr Snook, is doing what he can under the most difficult of circumstances…

What was that reason for our hero’s delay?

Come along, and plumb the depth of the enigma… [Read More]

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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