Tuesday 10 September 2019 by Davywavy

Brexit dramatised as “Waiting for Brexit” by Samuel Beckett


samuel becket play waiting for Brexit

Brexit is to be dramatised as a sequel to Waiting for Godot, it has been announced today.

Waiting for Brexit, as the play will be known, will feature opposing parties waiting for news about the future which never comes.

Waiting for Brexit has already been hailed as a classic example of tragicomic Theatre of the Absurd, and so has the play based upon it.

Already described as the finest dramatic masterpiece produced by Beckett, despite having been dead for 25 years, the play has already been optioned for the Royal Court Theatre starring Tom Hollander and Chris Langham.

Theatre critic Simon Williams heaped praise on the script.

“It’s a masterpiece of indecisive inaction; everyone endlessly hoping for a decision but Britain simply never makes up its mind.

“Everyone just waits. ‘They said he would leave’, says one.

“They said they would leave but they haven’t’, says the other.

“‘We can’t go on like this’.

“‘That’s what you think’, they say to each other.

“The dialogue is so true it is genius.”

The production is expected to run until 2020, after which it will be abruptly cancelled.

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