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The Calmative


  • Playwright

    Judy Hegarty-Lovett  Conor Lovett 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Samuel Beckett

  • Author Notes

    A staged recital of the short story of the same name.

  • Notes

    Performed as a double-bill with 'The End' (see 2008 listing)

  • Synopsis

    The tale of a haunting night time trek across one man’s hometown in a state somewhere between his dreams and reality.

    A staging of the 1946 short story by Samuel Beckett.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Conor Lovett
Production Team  
Director Judy Hegarty-Lovett
Producer Julie Kelleher
Lighting Designer Sarah Jane Shiels
PR Christine Monk

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Estate of Samuel Beckett

  • Address

    c/o Curtis Brown Haymarket House, 28/29 Haymarket,
    London SW1Y 4SP

  • Phone

    + 44 (0) 20 7396 6600

  • Email

  • Website

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