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EH JOE

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Samuel Beckett 

  • Notes

    First broadcast on BBC2 on July 4th 1966, directed by Alan Gibson and featuring Jack MacGowran and Sian Phillips.
    Broadcast on German television (as He Joe) on 13th July 1966. Directed by Beckett, featuring Deryk Mendyl and Nancy Illig.

  • Synopsis

    A disembodied voice addresses a monologue to an actor otherwise alone in a room. The voice reminds Joe of a past love affair that ended tragically because Joe drove the woman to suicide.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    21 September 1981

  • Producer Notes

    Opened as Dis Joe

  • Production

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented on stage at the Centre Georges Pompidou

Original Cast  
Joe David Warrilow
Production Team  
Director Alan Schneider

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    The Estate of Samuel Beckett

  • Address

    c/o Curtis Brown Haymarket House, 28/29 Haymarket,
    London SW1Y 4SP
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0) 20 7396 6600

  • Fax

    + 44 (0) 20 7396 0110

  • Email

    cb@curtisbrown.co.uk

  • Website

    http://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/

  • RIGHTS INFORMATION

    • Territory

      All Territories

    • Rights Type

      All Rights

    • Contact

      The Estate of Samuel Beckett

    • Address

      c/o Curtis Brown Haymarket House, 28/29 Haymarket,
      London SW1Y 4SP
      England

    • Phone

      + 44 (0) 20 7396 6600

    • Fax

      + 44 (0) 20 7396 0110

    • Email

      cb@curtisbrown.co.uk

    • Website

      http://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/

    SOURCE OF INFORMATION

    The information for this entry is taken from various published sources on Samuel Beckett.