Special Offer - Valid Monday - Thursday performances between 18 February - 26 March 2020 - Book by 9th March 2020
★★★★ 'Deftly bringing out the humour in Samuel Beckett's lines, the two actors bring fresh life to a tale of imminent doom' - The Guardian
★★★★ 'Laugh out loud... Wonderfully cock-eyed and thought-provoking... An inspired revival' - The Independent
★★★★ 'Alan Cumming is bitter and brilliant' - The Times
★★★★ 'Startling and funny' - Time Out
'Go and get two bicycle-wheels.'
'There are no more bicycle-wheels.'
'What have you done with your bicycle?'
'I never had a bicycle.'
Nothing stirs outside. In a bare room, Hamm, old and blind, is locked in a stalemate with his servant Clov. Interrupted only by the nostalgic musings of Hamm's ancient, dustbin-dwelling parents, this bleakly funny double act cling stubbornly to their routine of casual savagery and mutual dependence.
(The Hairy Ape, Into the Woods) directs Alan Cumming
(The Good Wife, Cabaret), Daniel Radcliffe
(Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Harry Potter film series), Jane Horrocks
(King Lear, Absolutely Fabulous) and Karl Johnson
(King Lear, Mum) in Samuel Beckett's
macabre comedy in which hope and cruelty are the last things to die.
will be presented in a double bill with Beckett's rarely seen short play Rough for Theatre II
, in which two men discuss the fate of the other man in the room, who never speaks. This will be performed by members of the company.
Suitable for ages 14+, infrequent use of strong language
1 February - 28 March 2020
: Old Vic Theatre, The Cut, Lambeth, London SE1 8NB