From Fun Home to Waitress, from Next to Normal to Finding Neverland - it's always fun collating the various rumours flying around theatreland. After a very busy...
Krapp's Last Tape with Michael Gambon at Duchess 15 Sep
It is now confirmed that Michael Gambon will star in Samuel Beckett's Krapp’s Last Tape, at the Duchess Theatre from 15 Sep to 20 Nov 2010, directed by Michael Colgan.
The play was at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, earlier this year.
Every year on his birthday self-absorbed Krapp sits down to record his memories from the past year. But on his 69th birthday he takes a step further into the past. Listening to his old recordings he soon stumbles upon a single tender memory from long ago that sparks his growing regret as he starts to question whether his present lives up to his
Michael Gambon's London stage credits include: "No Man's Land" at the Duyke of York's in 2008; "Eh Joe" at the Duke of York's in 2006; "Henry IV Parts 1 & 2" at the Olivier, NT in 2005; "Endgame" at the Abery in 2004; "A Number" at the Royal Court in 2002; "The Caretaker" at the Comedy Theatre in 2001; "Cressida" at the Albery in 2000; "Tom and Clem" at the Aldwych in 1997; "The Unexpected Man" at the Barbican Pit and Duchess theatres 1998; "Skylight" at the Cottesloe, NT & Wyndham's Theatres in 95/96; "Volpone" at the Lyttelton, NT in 1995. He is also well known for his part in the TV drama "The Singing Detective". His film credits include The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover and four Harry Potter films in which he plays the Headmaster of Hogwarts, Professor Albus Dumbledore.