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A Body of Becketts

Actress Lisa Dwan describes the demands of performing in Beckett's plays and her encounters with some of the actors most closely associated with his work, including Billie Whitelaw.

Five essays about one of the twentieth century's most fascinating playwrights, Samuel Beckett, recorded in front of an audience at the 2014 Happy Days International Beckett Festival in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. The authors include John Minihan, the photographer who captured some of the best known images of Beckett, the writer Fintan O'Toole and Mark Nixon, head of the Beckett International Foundation.

In this edition, Irish actor Lisa Dwan describes the demands of performing Beckett and her encounters with some of the actors most closely associated with his work, including Billie Whitelaw.

Producers - Conor Garrett & Stan Ferguson.

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Mon 15 Sep 2014 22:45

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