Stage on Screen Episodes

2000, TV Show

Episode Detail: Beckett on Film - Stage on Screen

“Beckett on Film.” Highlights of a project to film Samuel Beckett's 19 plays includes seven performed in their entirety (one---“Breath”---lasts 45 seconds). Jeremy Irons hosts the program and appears in “Ohio Impromptu” (1981) as two identical characters (“the intellect and the heart”), only one of whom speaks. Other actors include Harold Pinter and John Gielgud (in “Catastrophe,” directed by David Mamet); Anna Massey and Sian Phillips (“Come and Go”); and Alan Rickman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Juliet Stevenson (“Play,” directed by Anthony Minghella).

Episodes: Stage on Screen (8)

1/1/2003: Waiting for Godot    Season 1, Episode 8
10/31/2002: The Topdog Diaries    Season 1, Episode 7
9/15/2002: Beckett on Film    Season 1, Episode 6
6/18/2002: The Women    Season 1, Episode 5
12/30/2001: Tantalus: Behind the Mask    Season 1, Episode 4
5/20/2001: Far East    Season 1, Episode 3
4/29/2001: Twilight: Los Angeles    Season 1, Episode 2
10/7/2000: The Man Who Came to Dinner    Season 1, Episode 1

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Premiered: October 07, 2000
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Premise: A series of stage plays written or adapted for TV.

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