Eimear McBride becomes University of Reading’s first Beckett Creative Fellow

A multi-award-winning author will set out to create a new piece of creative work inspired by Samuel Beckett after being confirmed as the University of Reading’s first Beckett Creative Fellow.

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The Beckett Circle (Autumn 2017)

Inside the latest issue: Authorised Beckett biographer James Knowlson shares previously unpublished insights into Beckett’s busy routine; Rodney Sharkey recounts his time collaborating with prison inmates on Endgame and Waiting for Godot; Hannah Simpson talks to actress Jess Thom about her recent production of Not I, where Thom reflects on how her experiences with Tourette’s syndrome inform her performance as Mouth;  Jonathan Heron pays tribute to the late Rosemary Pountney with an account of the End/Lessness project; Zoe Gosling attends an innovative performance and panel centring on the late prose text, Company; and Derval Tubridy attends an evening of Beckett and contemporary art hosted by The Wallace Collection.

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