Beckett Night: Embers

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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.

Henry ...... Michael Gambon

Ada ...... Sinead Cusack

Addie ...... Carly Baker

The Music Master ...... Alvaro Lucchesi

The Riding Master ...... Rupert Graves

Maebh Martin (piano)

Arranger Neil Martin.

Director Stephen Rea.

Producer Stephen Wright.