Samuel Beckett
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Krapp's Last Tape / La Dernière Bande

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Segment 1

[0001] A late evening in the future.

[0002] Krapp's den.

[0003] Front centre a small table, the two drawers
of which open towards audience.


[0004] Sitting at the table, facing front, i.e. across
from the drawers, a wearish old man:
Krapp.

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Segment 2

[0005] Rusty black narrow trousers too short for
him.
[0006] Rusty black sleeveless waistcoat,
four capacious pockets.
[0007] Heavy silver watch
and chain.
[0008] Grimy white shirt open at neck,
no collar.
[0009] Surprising pair of dirty white
boots, size ten at least, very narrow and
pointed.

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Segment 3

[0010] White face.[0011] Purple nose.[0012] Disordered grey
hair.
[0013] Unshaven.

[0014] Very near-sighted (but unspectacled).
[0015] Hard of hearing.

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