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Happy Days

Happy Days

No better, no worse, no change, no pain. Nothing more to say, nothing more to do.

Winnie and her husband Willie are stuck in every sense of the word. Endless days and nights pass by while they struggle on, with only each other for company.

Samuel Beckett’s world-renowned play Happy Days comes to the Riverside Studios in a landmark 60th anniversary production. Brought to you by a multi-award-winning creative team, with direction from Trevor Nunn and starring ‘Beckett interpreter of the first rank’ (Observer) Lisa Dwan as our heroine Winnie, this is a spirited and triumphant revival most pertinent for our unparalleled times.

Dates: 11 June – 25 July 2021 at Riverside Studios

Creative Team:

Writer: Samuel Beckett

Director: Trevor Nunn

Designer: Robert Jones

Lighting: Tim Mitchell

Sound: Johnny Edwards

Cast Members: 

Lisa Dwan as Winnie 

Simon Wolfe as Willie

Review Quotes:

★★★★★ “A work of towering GENIUS… a masterpiece”

The Independent 

★★★★ “A riveting play about human endurance, is masterfully done. A triumph.”

Evening Standard 

★★★★ “Beckett would have doffed his cap at this.”

The Telegraph

★★★★ “Captivatingly performed. Infinitely Rich”

The Stage

★★★★ “A defiantly theatrical piece.”

Financial Times

“Dwan is an instrument of Beckett”

The New York Times

“A glorious and compelling revival.”

Broadway World 

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