Theatre closures due to coronavirus outbreak
Since Saturday 15 August 2020, indoor performances at London theatres have been allowed (with social distancing).
Outdoor performances (where possible) can also go ahead.
Though some theatres remain closed, venues are starting to reopen with social distancing and safety measures in place.
The show below will not currently be playing and is scheduled to close by 15 August 2020 (when theatres can reopen for indoor performances).
Original performance dates are given below and reflect any changes we know about.
Closed 14 Mar 2020
The Old Vic
Image courtesy The Old Vic
'Go and get two bicycle-wheels.'
'There are no more bicycle-wheels.'
'What have you done with your bicycle?'
'I never had a bicycle.'
Nothing stirs outside.
In a bare room, Hamm, an old, blind tyrant, is locked in a stalemate with his servant Clov.
Interrupted only by the nostalgic musings of Hamm's ancient, dustbin-dwelling parents, this bleakly funny double act cling stubbornly to their routine of casual savagery and mutual dependence.
Background, advisory warnings
Age suitability: 14+
Richard Jones (The Hairy Ape, Into the Woods) directs Beckett's macabre comedy in which hope and cruelty are the last things to die.
Endgame will be presented in a double bill with Samuel Beckett's rarely seen short play Rough for Theatre II, performed by members of the company.
Note: the Old Vic decided on 15 March to end suspend the presentation of this show for the two weeks up to its close date.
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London SE1 8NB
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday - 2-30pm
Saturday - 2-30pm
Audio Described: Mon 16 Mar 7.30pm, Touch Tour 6pm
Captioned: Fri 20 Mar 7.30pm
Alan Cumming - Hamm/B
Daniel Radcliffe - Clov/A
Jane Horrocks - Nell
Karl Johnson - Nagg
Suzy King - Understudy Nell
Jackson Milner - C/Understudy Clov, A
David Tarkenter - Understudy Hamm, Nagg, B, C
Voice: Barbara Houseman
Author: Samuel Beckett
Director: Richard Jones
Designer: Stewart Laing
Lighting: Adam Silverman
Sound: Fergus O'Hare
Movement: Sarah Fahie