Eh Joe

This evening we went to see Michael Gambon in Eh Joe, a staging of Samuel Beckett’s play as part of the Edinburgh International Festival. In this play we see Joe’s reaction to a voice – presumably in his head - speaking to him about his life.

I loved the staging of the play, very visually interesting as Michael Gambon’s face was projected onto a large transparent screen across the front of the set. It reminded me of Alan Cumming’s Macbeth where Alan Cumming was also displayed on CCTV. I really liked it. Gambon never said a word, but his face was hugely expressive. This was a short play – only half an hour – but it absolutely flew. It felt like ten minutes.

Not feeling brilliant, got a cold coming on.

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