(Peter Crawley’s article appeared in the Irish Times, 5/1.)

Gate Theatre, Dublin Most theatre actors will instinctively manoeuvre themselves towards the brighter pockets of the stage, a talent charmingly known as “finding their light”. In the Gate’s new production of Krapp’s Last Tape , the masterful Michael Gambon displays a more playful and moving insight by doing the precise opposite: he loses his. Hovering for a moment at the peripheries of the space in the early moments of Samuel Beckett’s short play, Gambon sways between light and darkness. Now you see him, now you don’t.

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