Photos above: Richard Roxburgh, Luke Mullins and Hugo Weaving; right: Luke Mullins and Philip Quast in Waiting For Godot at the Sydney Theatre in 2014.
The Sydney Theatre Company arrives in London next week as part of an “International Beckett Season” at the Barbican. And Australia’s contribution is, of course, Waiting For Godot with Hugo Weaving, Richard Roxburgh, Philip Quast and Luke Mullins in Andrew Upton’s rightly celebrated 2014 production.
Beckett fans can also sign up for the British premiere of Robert Wilson’s version of Krapp’s Last Tape, or another solo show: Lisa Dwan in the trilogy Not I / Footfalls / Rockaby (that’s the disembodied talking mouth show made famous by the late Billie Whitelaw). And Beckett’s first radio play All That Fall will be presented by Dublin’s Pan Pan Theatre.Continue reading →