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Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby at the Royal Court

Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby

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About the Show Less...

Following her sell-out run of Not I, Lisa Dwan returns to the Royal Court with an enticing Beckett trilogy. Read More >

Following her sell-out run of Not I, Lisa Dwan returns to the Royal Court with the enticing Beckett trilogy Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby.

Intense monologue Not I is set in total darkness through which a single ray of light shines on a disembodied female mouth hovering above the stage. The stream of consciousness that flows from the floating mouth is spoken at the speed of thought.  Dwan was tutored in the role by Billie Whitelaw, who was herself coached, for the original production, by Beckett.

Rockaby features a prematurely old woman sat in a chair that appears to be rocking by itself. First performed by Whitelaw in 1980, it delves into ideas of loneliness.

Footfalls, also first performed by Whitelaw, features May, who marches back and forth along a bare landing outside the room in which her mother is dying.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 09/01/2014

Opening Night: 13/01/2014

Closing Night: 18/01/2014

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Cast & Creative


Lisa Dwan


Director - Walter Asmus

Producer - Royal Court theatre and Mighty Mouth

Author - Samuel Beckett

About Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

Sloane Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8AS

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