Senate House, London • 12-13 October 2017

Jean-Michel Rabaté and Dominic Glynn are delighted to announce that the programme of their next ‘Performing Beckett’ Study Days in London (12 and 13 October 2017) is now available on their website at:

On Friday afternoon (13 Oct), there will be short performances from Beckett’s dramatic work, in the Court Room, Senate House (coordination by Joanna Lally):

  • Rough for Theatre I, first written in French in the late 1950s, performed in English by Miztli Neville and Michael Kiersey.
  • Rockaby, first written in English in 1980, performed by Esther Ruth Elliott.
  • Embers, first written in English in 1957, an extract performed by Miztli Neville and Michael Kiersey.

Afterwards, the audience are invited to participate in a discussion with the actors about the texts, and their experience of approaching Beckett for live performance.

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 is a personal journal offering commentary and analysis across literature, film, music, and the arts.

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