It has been confirmed that the world premiere stage adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets will head to the West End later this year.

Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Royal & Derngate, Northampton have confirmed that Ralph Fiennes’s world premiere stage adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatrefor 36 performances only from the 18th November until the 18th December.

This stage adaptation officially re-opened the Theatre Royal Bath in May 2021as well as launching the Royal & Derngate’s Made in Northampton season as well as touring to Oxford Playhouse, Cambridge Arts Theatre , Southampton MAST, Malvern Theatre 1 and York Theatre Royal.

As well as starring Ralph Fiennes, the production is directed by the actor whose other stage credits include Antony and CleopatraRichard III and The Master Builder.

Each of the pieces that form Four Quartets offer meditations on the nature of time, faith, and the quest for spiritual enlightenment. They were written by T.S Eliot during WWII when the closure of playhouses during the Blitz interrupted Eliot’s work in theatre.

The creative team behind this production includes: Hildegard Bechtler (Designer) who won an Olivier Award for After the Dance at the National Theatre and received nominations for Top Hat and Oresteia; Tim Lutkin (Lighting), winner of an Olivier Award for Chimerica and Christopher Shutt (Sound), winner of a Tony Award for War Horse. The Assistant Director is Eva Sampson and the Movement Director is Fin Walker.

Four Quartets will play at the Harold Pinter Theatre from the 18th November until the 18th December. To book tickets click here or visit Love, Theatre Tickets Direct, London Theatre Direct or From the Box Office.


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