Krapp's Last Tape

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Krapp's Last Tape is a one-act play written in English by Samuel Beckett. The play was first performed as a curtain raiser to Endgame (from 28 October to 29 November 1958) at the Royal Court Theatre, London, directed by Donald McWhinnie and starring Patrick Magee. Later translated into French by the author as La Dernière Bande.

Performance history in South Africa

1961: Krapp's last tape by Samuel Beckett (Krapp played by Athol Fugard) presented by the AMDA Rehearsal Room [19.11.1961] (NELM [Collection: ASCH, Valda]: 2005. 65. 1. 10 (theatre programme)

1963: Presented by the University of Cape Town's University Dramatic Society at the Little Theatre in August, directed by Edwin Polakow.

1967: Produced by Athol Fugard in a double bill with The Third Degree, Rhodes Universiy Theatre.

1987: CAPAB, 1987, performed with Endgame in the Nico Arena.

Translations and adaptations


Wikipedia [1].

Inskip, 1972. p.149.

Scrap album dated 1966-1967 held by NELM: [Collection: Rhodes University. Drama Department]: 2006. 6. 2. 5.

Poster held by NELM: Poster collection [Collection: MACLENNAN, Don]: 1999. 21. 10.

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