|Beckett And His Actors||20060409||Famously reticent about explaining the meaning of his plays, Beckett found other ways to inspire actors, and was one of the most unusual and particular directors of his time.|
Stephen Rea, who himself worked with Beckett, takes a close-up look at the mind of the playwright.
Introduction to a celebration of playwright Samuel Beckett, marking the centenary of his birth. Including newly recorded versions of three of his greatest works. Presented by Robbie Meredith.
Presented by Robbie Meredith.Famously reticent about explaining the meaning of his plays, Beckett found other ways to inspire actors, and was one of the most unusual and particular directors of his time.
|Embers||20060409||Part of Radio 3's celebration of the centenary of playwright Samuel Beckett's birth.|
Henry sits on the strand haunted by the sound of the sea.
He conjures up voices, evocations, stories and sounds from his past as he tries to drown out the inescapable presence of the sea.
The Music Master....Alvaro Lucchesi
The Riding Master....Rupert Graves
Maebh Martin (piano)
Arranger Neil Martin.
Director Stephen Rea.
Producer Stephen Wright.
|Krapp's Last Tape||20060409||Part of Radio 3's celebration of the centenary of playwright Samuel Beckett's birth.|
On his 69th birthday, Krapp sits down to record a tape as he has done every year.
Directors Polly Thomas and Carrie Rooney.
|Not I||20060409||Beckett's short monologue for a woman's voice, performed by Juliet Stephenson.|