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Waiting For Waiting For Godot at St. James Theatre

Posted 5th September 2016

30 August – 24 September 2016

Libby Brodie Productions presents

Waiting For Waiting For Godot

“Monty Pythonesque diversions into pure silliness…an absolute blinder…this original play deserves a transfer.”

My Theatre Mates

“Hugely entertaining night out – big laughs guaranteed!”

Please Mind The Blog

“Laugh out loud…sharp script…killer lines…great fun.”

Everything Theatre

“Fun… Frivolous… a gentle farce enlivened by snappy exchanges and absurdist silliness… wit and abundant charm …entertaining.”
The Stage

“Sharp, witty & a joy to watch!…Will have anyone in stitches.”
Official London Theatre

“Hanson’s script shines…leaves audiences wiping away tears of laugher.”
A Younger Theatre

“A back-stage comedic flight-of-fancy…sharply observed.”
Theatre World

by Dave Hanson. Directed by Mark Bell

Running Time: Approximately 1 hours 30 minutes including an interval

The latest hilarious comedy directed by Mark Bell, the critically acclaimed director behind the Olivier-award winning The Play That Goes Wrong and recent hit The Comedy About a Bank Robbery.

Two hapless understudies occupy their time backstage, trying to understand art, life, theatre and their precarious existence within it.  Described as “delectable” by The New York Times and “gleefully absurd” by Time Out New York this brilliantly witty comedy ponders Beckett, showbiz and just what it’s all about.

Turns out the only people who truly understand Beckett’s Waiting For Godot are the understudies…

Starring:  Simon Day from BBC’s beloved comedy The Fast Show with Laura Kirman and James Marlowe from smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong.

Suitable for ages 12+

Post Show Discussion
Monday 5 September
Terri Paddock will host a post show Q&A with writer Dave Hanson, director Mark Bell and members of the cast. This is free to all ticket holders.