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Samuel Beckett’s All That Fall at Wilton’s Music Hall

A live production of Samuel Beckett’s radio play All That Fall will be presented at Wilton’s Music Hall in spring 2016.

This live performance adaption of Beckett’s one-act radio play, first broadcast in 1957, features a cast of actors moving around a blindfolded audience. It is set to run at Wilton’s Music Hall in London from 22nd March to 9th April 2016, with a press night to be held on 24th March 2016.

Tony Award-winning actress Brid Brennan stars as Maddy Rooney – ‘crotchety and funny, self pitying and self-important, and defiant in her small, strained act of love.’ The cast also includes Killian Burke, Frank Laverty, Gary Lilburn and Ciaran McIntyre.

All That Fall is a play about faltering journeys: An elderly woman’s slow walk to a country station to meet her husband on his birthday, and the people who help and hinder her; Her blind husband’s train ride home – and the strange event that delays it, keeping them apart in more ways than one.

The production was originally created for the Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival and is presented in London with Out of Joint theatre company. It is directed by Max Stafford-Clark and features a detailed surround sound design by Dyfan Jones.

All That Fall will be shown at Bristol Old Vic from 8th to 12th March 2016, ahead of its London run at Wilton’s Music Hall.

CREATIVE TEAM
Written by – Samuel Beckett
Director – Max Stafford-Clark
Sound Designer – Dyfan Jones

OUT OF JOINT
Epic, inquisitive and original, Out of Joint is a national and international touring theatre company, developing entertaining theatre that broadens horizons and investigates our times. Out of Joint is a national and international touring theatre company, developing entertaining theatre that broadens horizons and investigates our times.

Under the direction of Max Stafford-Clark the company has premiered plays from leading playwrights; launched the careers of first-time writers; and staged bold revivals.

Its production of Jane Wenham: The Witch of Walkern by Rebecca Lenkiewicz plays at the Arcola Theatre from 5 to 30 January

TICKET INFORMATION
BRISTOL OLD VIC
Dates: Saturday 12 March – Wednesday 16 March 2016
Start time: 8pm
Ages: 14+
http://www.bristololdvic.org.uk/
Box Office: 0117 987 7877
Bristol Old Vic, King Street, Bristol, BS1 4ED

Post-show discussion
Tue 8 March, following 8pm show
Director Max Stafford Clark with Tom Morris

WILTON’S MUSIC HALL
Dates: Tuesday 22 March – Saturday 9 April 2016
Ages: 14+
http://wiltons.org.uk/
Box Office: 020 7702 2789
Wilton’s Music Hall,
Graces Alley, London, E1 8JB

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