On Krapp’s Last Tape

Tuesday 28th September 2010

Samuel Beckett
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Oh, I do so love that ragged community of fellow bloggers who are spread all around the world. From New York, George Hunka has used his excellent Superfluities Redux website to promote a YouTube version of Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape, performed by the late Harold Pinter in Ian Rickson’s superb Royal Court production. Not sure about the legality of this webcast, but I am sure as hell very happy that it’s available. Also, from Melbourne, Australia, there is critic Alison Croggon thinking aloud about Martin Crimp’s play, The City. As it happens, I don’t agree with very much that she says, but once again I’m always pleased when people engage with the work — and she certainly does that.

© Aleks Sierz

1 Comment

  • George Hunka commented

    on Tuesday 28th September 2010 at 4:18 pm

    Ssh! Though I would hope the Royal Court is more flexible about such things than the Royal Opera House -- the performance is of remarkable significance and should be more widely available.

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