Originally written in French and translated into English by Beckett, Endgame was given its first London performance at the Royal Court Theatre in 1957.
HAMM: Nature has forgotten us.
CLOV: There’s no more nature.
HAMM: No more nature! You exaggerate.
CLOV: In the vicinity.
HAMM: But we breathe, we change! We lose our hair our teeth! Our bloom! Our ideals!
CLOV: Then she hasn’t forgotten us.