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Beckett: Unbound 2024

Thursday 30 May 2024 | 18:00 - 22:00

  • Booking Required

The Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool’s, and the University of Notre Dame in association with Unreal Cities are pleased to present Beckett: Unbound, 4 days celebrating the works of Samuel Beckett and exploring his wild fascination with communication and technology’s traversal of time and distance, across a programme of theatre, music, film, dance, photography, and discussion. The program includes several specially commissioned pieces and premieres. The festival will run from 30 May until 2 June 2024 in venues across the city of Liverpool, including returns to Toxteth Reservoir and the Tung Auditorium. For a listing of the events and booking links, please go to

Please note that some events are subject to a fee, and booking is required for all events, including free events.

Beckett: Unbound is funded by The Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool, University of Notre Dame and Culture Ireland, and with thanks to University of Liverpool Alumni and Friends fund for their generous support of the Beckett Student Ambassador Scheme at the festival.

We are grateful to acknowledge additional funding received from The TS Eliot Foundation.

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  • Fair

Event location

Where to attend

  • Venues across Liverpool | See event listings for venue details.