About the showThe Old Vic's latest season boasts some incredible talent. In Endgame, Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming star as a pair of companions in a disjointed world of their own. The play is presented as part of a Samuel Beckett double bill with Rough for Theatre II. Catch this deliciously bizarre revival at the Old Vic from 27 January 2020.
Beckett's single-act piece Endgame is one of his most famous and frequently visited works. A macabre comedy quite unlike anything else, it had its premiere at the Royal Court in 1957. Rough for Theatre II (or Theatre II) is one of the playwright's short plays and was written around 1960. In contrast to Endgame, it is rarely revived.
Alan Cumming (The Threepenny Opera, Bent) plays the part of Hamm while Daniel Radcliffe (Equus, The Cripple of Inishmaan) performs Clov. They are joined by Jane Horrocks and Karl Johnson.
Direction comes from Richard Jones (The Hairy Ape, Into the Woods).
Full of dark humour and surrealism, Endgame and Rough for Theatre II together are a must-see. Don't miss this chance to see two giants of the stage perform this double bill when it comes to the Old Vic from 27 January 2020.
Who Should See It?Loved Radcliffe in the Harry Potter films, or onstage in The Cripple of Inishmaan? You won't want to miss this chance to see him performing this touchstone of literature alongside the supremely talented Alan Cumming. Please be aware that infrequent strong language is used throughout the play.