Programme 2015

  • All That Fall by Samuel Beckett

    Price: £16.00
    Start Date: Wed 22 Jul 2015 19:00
    End Date: Sun 2 Aug 2015 19:00

    Out of Joint/Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival Co-Production

    Beckett described his radio plays as "coming out of the dark". Internationally acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark … more

  • EXHIBITION KRAPP’S TAPE

    Price: Free
    Start Date: Wed 22 Jul 2015 19:30
    End Date: N/A

    Free Event

    Lorna Smyth

    Guest Speaker: Carlo Gebler

    Visual scenes of Krapp listening to his past recodings in a variety of materials such as charcoal, pencil, oils, acrylics, machine embroidery and … more

  • Eh Joe

    Price: £8.00
    Start Date: Thu 23 Jul 2015 18:00
    End Date: Sun 26 Jul 2015 13:00

    Eh Joe, first broadcast in 1966 was “a piece for television” written with Jack MacGowran in mind, Beckett’s most favored actor. This re-visioning of that original broadcast has … more

  • OHIO IMPROMPTU by Samuel Beckett

    Price: £16.00
    Start Date: Thu 23 Jul 2015 20:30
    End Date: Fri 24 Jul 2015 20:30

    Duration: 100mins (Play duration 20mins) (including boat journey)

    Festival Associate, Adrian Dunbar, will present a new production of Ohio Impromptu, with performances each evening at sunset on … more

  • Stirrings Still by Samuel Beckett

    Price: £10.00
    Start Date: Fri 24 Jul 2015 11:00
    End Date: Sun 26 Jul 2015 13:00

    Duration: Event Duration 25 mins Total duration 120 mins

    Director Netia Jones

    Actor Ian McIlhinneyA performance of Beckett’s extraordinary last prose work, considered by many to be one … more

  • Beckett's Women

    Price: £10.00
    Start Date: Fri 24 Jul 2015 15:00
    End Date: Sun 26 Jul 2015 13:30

    Price: £10 / £8 DOUBLE BILL £18 / 14 Duration: 40 mins

    Actress: Wendy Ishii

    Director: Eric Prince

    Devised and directed by Eric Prince

    with

    Wendy Ishii

    and CSU & Bas  … more

  • Susie Orbach

    Price: £8.00
    Start Date: Fri 24 Jul 2015 19:00
    End Date: N/A

    Duration: 75 mins

    In 1933 Beckett began private consultations with the psychotherapist, Wilfred Bion.  He found these sessions totally absorbing - 'it's the only thing that interests me at … more

  • May B

    Price: £22.00
    Start Date: Fri 24 Jul 2015 20:30
    End Date: Sun 26 Jul 2015 15:00

    May B sets in motion the parade of a drifting human condition with the invention of an abrupt theatrical language that transforms the ridiculous, the violent and the distressing in situations.  … more

  • Secret Island Reading

    Price: £12.00
    Start Date: Sat 25 Jul 2015 07:30
    End Date: Sun 2 Aug 2015 08:30

    Now a regular fixture at Happy Days, the early morning boat journeys through the calm purgatorial waters of Upper and Lower Lough Erne alighting on a different island each day are the feastest … more

  • Recitals Precious Little

    Price: Free
    Start Date: Sat 25 Jul 2015 15:30
    End Date: N/A

    FREE RECITAL WEEKEND 1

    Location: St Macartin’s Cathedral Date: Sat 25 July Time: 3.30pm Price: FREEDuration: 15 - 20 mins

    Priya Mitchell & Friends

    FREE RECITAL WEEKEND 2

    Location: … more

  • Eimear McBride

    Price: £8.00
    Start Date: Sat 25 Jul 2015 17:30
    End Date: N/A

    Duration: 75 mins

    Beckett, in his writing, was always interested in innovation, in pushing the boundaries, as he demonstrated in prose, theatre, poetry, television, radio, film and video … more

  • Late Night Comedy - Robin Ince

    Price: Free
    Start Date: Sat 25 Jul 2015 21:00
    End Date: N/A

    Duration: 60 mins

    Robin Ince is host of Radio 4’s Sony Awardwinning The Infinite Monkey Cage and has won a host of individual awards, including Time Out’s Outstanding Achievement in … more

  • Richard Pierce

    Price: £8.00
    Start Date: Sun 26 Jul 2015 12:00
    End Date: N/A

    Samuel Beckett was profoundly influenced by German culture and indeed kept a diary of his experiences while travelling through Nazi Germany in 1936-7.  In this illustrated talk, Richard Pierce … more

  • BEGINNING TO END

    Price: £14.00
    Start Date: Thu 30 Jul 2015 18:00
    End Date: Mon 3 Aug 2015 13:00

    Beginning To End is a one-man show, comprising excerpts from Beckett's fiction, plays and poetry.  It was devised by Jack MacGowran with assistance from Beckett and was first performed for … more

  • Michael Longley

    Price: £8.00
    Start Date: Fri 31 Jul 2015 19:00
    End Date: N/A

    One of the finest of contemporary poets, Michael Longley, makes his first appearance at the festival. Over the years his work has been garlanded with awards. His 1991 collection, Gorse Fires, won the … more

  • Phaedra by Benjamin Britten

    Price: £14.00
    Start Date: Fri 31 Jul 2015 19:15
    End Date: Sat 1 Aug 2015 15:00

    Duration: 30 mins

    The audience journey to the abandoned Necarne castle and into the most unexpected of spaces:  the gladiatorial pit of a vast equestrian stadium. In the centre is Phaedra … more

  • Nothing To Be Done

    Price: £5.00
    Start Date: Fri 31 Jul 2015 19:30
    End Date: Mon 3 Aug 2015 19:30

    Company of friends

    Inspired by the works of Samuel Beckett, “Nothing To Be Done?” is a meditation on life with learning disabilities – on life generally, in fact- using the … more

  • The Missing Hancocks - Show A

    Price: £14.00
    Start Date: Fri 31 Jul 2015 21:00
    End Date: Sat 1 Aug 2015 21:00

    BBC Radio 4’s smash hit – live! Hancock's Half Hour, lovingly recreated with a stellar cast led by Kevin McNally as The Lad Himself. The classic radio comedy starring Hancock, Kenneth … more

  • THE WASTE LAND by T.S.Eliot

    Price: £16.00
    Start Date: Sat 1 Aug 2015 13:00
    End Date: Sun 2 Aug 2015 14:30

    Adrian Dunbar will curate a specially commissioned presentation of The Waste Land to mark the 50th Anniversary Year of the death of the poet T S Eliot.  In support, newly composed music evoking … more

  • The Missing Hancocks - Show B

    Price: £14.00
    Start Date: Sat 1 Aug 2015 13:00
    End Date: Sun 2 Aug 2015 13:00

    BBC Radio 4’s smash hit – live! Hancock's Half Hour, lovingly recreated with a stellar cast led by Kevin McNally as The Lad Himself. The classic radio comedy starring Hancock, Kenneth … more

  • Polanski - The Fearless Vampire Killers

    Price: Free
    Start Date: Sat 1 Aug 2015 22:30
    End Date: N/A

    Duration: 1hr 31mins

    Director: Roman Polanski

    1967

    Certificate: 12

    Jack MacGowran gives full vent to his gifts as a comic actor in a part that was written specially for him by director Roman … more

  • The Four Quartets by T.S. Eliot

    Price: £20.00
    Start Date: Sat 1 Aug 2015 23:59
    End Date: Sun 2 Aug 2015 01:30

    A Recitation + Performance of Beethoven String Quartet Op 131

    Two Readers (to be announced) + Carducci String Quartet Violins: Matthew Denton and Michelle Fleming Viola: Eoin Schmidt-Martin Cello: … more

  • Polanski - Cul De Sac

    Price: Free
    Start Date: Sun 2 Aug 2015 10:30
    End Date: N/A

    Duration: 1hr 53mins

    Director: Roman Polanski

    1966

    Certificate: 12

    Although Beckett had refused him the rights to make a cinema version of Waiting for Godot, in crafting this absurdist tale of … more

  • SUMMER ORGAN CONCERT SERIES 2015

    Price: Free
    Start Date: Sun 2 Aug 2015 19:30
    End Date: N/A

    Free Event

    David Bremner (Organ and Piano) and Elizabeth Hilliard (Soprano) This will be a recital of organ and song relating to and inspired by Beckett. The programme will include music by living … more

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