Meet Beckett: Beckett on Film


Presented by Theatre Columbus

Beckett on Film

Wed May 19

Not I

  • Director Neil Jordan
  • Cast Julianne Moore


  • Director David Mamet
  • Cast Sir John Gielgud
  • Cast Rebecca Pidgeon
  • Cast Harold Pinter


  • Director Damien Hirst
  • Cast Kieth Allen

Rough for Theatre I

  • Director Kieron J. Walsh
  • Cast David Kelly
  • Cast Milo O’Shea


  • Director Walter Asmus
  • Cast Susan Fitzgerald
  • Cast Joan OʼHara

Rough for Theatre II

  • Director Katie Mitchell
  • Cast Jim Norton
  • Cast Hugh B. O’Brien
  • Cast Timothy Spall

Thur May 20

Act Without Words II

  • Director Enda Hughes
  • Cast Pat Kinevane
  • Cast Marcello Magni

A Piece of Monologue

  • Director Robin Lefevre
  • Cast Stephen Brennan


  • Director Connor McPherson
  • Cast Jean Anderson
  • Cast Michael Gambon
  • Cast Charles Simon
  • Cast David Thewlis

Fri May 21

Waiting for Godot

  • Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg
  • Cast Stephan Brennan
  • Cast Barry McGovern
  • Cast Sam McGovern
  • Cast John Murphy
  • Cast Alan Stanford

Sat May 22

Come and Go

  • Director John Crowley
  • Cast Paola Dionisotti
  • Cast Anna Massey
  • Cast Sian Phillips

What Where

  • Director Damien O’Donnel
  • Cast Gary Lewis
  • Cast Sean McGinley


  • Director Sir Richard Eyre
  • Cast Penelope Wilton


  • Director Anthony Minghella
  • Cast Alan Rickman
  • Cast Kristen Scott Thomas
  • Cast Juliet Stevenson

Act Without Words I

  • Director Karel Reisz
  • Cast Sean Foley

Krapp’s Last Tape

  • Director Atom Egoyan
  • Cast John Hurt

In a series of short flicks, actors John Hurt, Julianne Moore and Barry McGovern band together to reveal the postmodernist master, on screen

This collection brings together some of the world’s most talented directors and actors.

Brainchild of Michael Colgan, the Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Dublin. All the films in the series are produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Maloney for RTÉ, Channel 4 and the Irish Film Board.


2002 South Bank Show Awards

  • Best TV Drama