1928: The Paris apartment of James Joyce and his family. A world of secret lives and secret dreams. A young student named Samuel Beckett arrives and an unusual love begins.
Calico is a fictional story inspired by fact. It is a captivating and exuberant play about a family in crisis. Scrupulously researched, Calico mixes sadness and great compassion to explore love almost to the brink of insanity.
Calico opened at the Duke of York Theatre in London's West End in February 2004. It was directed by Edward Hall and starred Imelda Staunton.
Visit Samuel French for amateur performance enquiries