From an episode of Uncommon SensePresented by Amy Mullins


Beckett’s Watt on Uncommon Sense

Amy Mullins speaks to thespians Barry McGovern and Tom Creed, who’ve brought their adaptation of Samuel Beckett’s absurdist existential novel Watt to the Melbourne International Arts Festival. A meditation on the significance of being, Watt explores the dynamics of power, linguistics and existence. Barry and Tom discuss the challenges of adapting Beckett’s work, the illusory nature of objectivity, and much more.

Barry McGovern in Watt
Listen to Beckett’s Watt on Uncommon Sense36:349 October 2018