No's Knife role will leave me shattered, says Lisa Dwan
After years of performing Samuel Beckett's play Not I, a part she admits nearly "broke" her, Lisa Dwan is back in another gruelling role.
On Monday the actress will perform the premiere of No's Knife, adapted from Beckett's Texts for Nothing, in London.
The solo role will see her caked in gory make-up, suspended in mid-air and crawling through a peat bog.
"I don't how I'm going to come out by the end," Dwan told the BBC during final rehearsals at the Old Vic.
"It's like going through a cheese grater slowly. I'm ripping the flesh off."
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