Wednesday 21 March, 5.00pm – 7.00pm • MERL, London Road Campus, University of Reading

On Wednesday 21 March, the Beckett community at the University of Reading welcomes acclaimed actor Lisa Dwan to discuss the process of adapting Beckett’s prose for the theatre. In her 2016 performance of No’s Knife at London’s Old Vic theatre, Dwan confronted both the challenges and the possibilities of adapting Beckett’s prose for performance by a female actor in her staging of excerpts from Texts for Nothing. This discussion of Beckett and adaptation with Lisa Dwan will be followed by a Q&A session.

The Samuel Beckett Research Centre and the Beckett at Reading Postgraduate and Early Careers Group warmly invite you to join us for an enjoyable evening of conversations and a glass of wine.

Please email Anna McMullan a.e.mcmullan@reading.ac.uk or Lucy Jeffery lucy.jeffery@reading.ac.uk if you would like to attend. Please note that there is no fee for this event.

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Posted by:Rhys Tranter

Rhys Tranter is a writer and photographer based in Cardiff, Wales, UK. 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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