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you fell ASLEEP?!

okay, i understand, i have a tendency to leave movies and plays early if there's no interval, as I find it VERY hard to sit still for that long.

Anyway, it looks good!  I only have to wait another 6 weeks to see it, aarrghh.

Tabitha

--- On Sat, 25/4/09, David Boyd <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> From: David Boyd <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: WAITING FOR GODOT - CURRENT UK TOUR
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Date: Saturday, 25 April, 2009, 10:49 PM
> Did promise a report, on seing
> this in Newcastle, so here are 'the rushes'
>  
> I can't add much  at all to
>  
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2009/mar/08/samuel-beckett-waiting-for-godot
>  
>  
> save to observe that both McKellern and Stewart were
> impeccable and masterful and certainly engendered their own
> Laurel & Hardy moments, with McKellern especially
> playing-up to the 'gormless' role he had, with a
> north Lancashire provincial twang, whilst Stewart was more
> the benign and loving and much more articulate and
> resourceful friend and veven very occasionally had some Star
> Trek moments.
> 
>  
> Since some major brain surgery, unfortunately  I do
> tend to fall asleep in darkened, warm theatres, and to my
> shame I did so here,much to my companion's  - and my
> own - shame and shindigs during the interval - she gets
> upset when I slump and snore and whimper ! But my excuse is
> that I just  CANNOT help it................
> 
>  
> But it was a very great privilege to be able to see it
> all and I would commend this performance to all.
>  
> Regards
>  
> David
>