Still Waiting for Godot in Sarajevo?

Based on Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Allan takes internationally acclaimed theatre director Haris Pasovic back to the Youth Theatre in Sarajevo where he invited Susan Sontag to stage her now legendary production of Waiting for Godot. Lit by candles, under constant mortar fire, and with actors so hungry they had to lie down when not performing, each of its twenty performances was a sell-out. Both audience and actors risked their lives to be there. Why?


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 27'59''
  • Broadcast date: 2014

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