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Shades: Three Plays by Samuel Beckett

Synopsis
Documents the early life of Samuel Beckett. Martin Esslin talks about the playwright. Includes performances of ‘Ghost Trio’, '...But the Clouds...' and ‘Not I’.
Series
Lively Arts, The: Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col?. 60 min.
Year of production
1977
Availability
REFERENCE ONLY
Notes
Broadcast on 17 April 1977.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Beckett, Samuel (1906-1989); bibliographies; drama in English

Credits

Director
Anthony Page; Donald McWhinnie
Producer
Tristram Powell
Writer
Samuel Beckett
Cast
Billie Whitelaw 
Melvyn Bragg 
Ronald Pickup 

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BFI National Archive

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