T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets
Doors 3pm for prompt start at 3:30pm
Advance tickets only (unreserved seating – capacity 60).
A fundraising event for the Horse Hospital
On the 50th anniversary of the death of the poet (26.10.1888 – 4.1.1965)
With Stephen Dillane
In collaboration with Katie Mitchell and Vicki Mortimer
Published in four parts between 1936 and 1942, T.S Eliot’s philosophical poem is one of the very greatest of the twentieth century, and his undisputed masterpiece.
It is being presented just metres from the site of the original offices of independent publishers Faber & Faber, where Eliot worked for four decades (1925-65).
Stephen Dillane is an actor, with a career in theatre, film and television.
Katie Mitchell is a theatre director. Recent productions include 2071 (Royal Court), The Cherry Orchard (Young Vic) and The Way Back Home (Young Vic).
Vicki Mortimer is a set and costume designer, and has designed numerous productions for the National Theatre, as well as for opera and dance.
Read Katie Mitchell on the original production here:
This event is produced by Gareth Evans.
Thanks to the Estate of T.S. Eliot and Faber & Faber for their kind permission to stage Four Quartets; and to Rachel Alexander and Emma Cheshire, Jamie Andrews and Tom Overton.