2021 T. S. Eliot Society (UK) Lecture

The T. S. Eliot Society (UK) Annual Lecture will take place in Oxford on Monday 15 November 2021. The lecture, entitled “T. S. Eliot’s Liberalism”, will be given by Seamus Perry in the award-winning T. S. Eliot Theatre in Merton College, Oxford. READ

Ralph Fiennes stages Four Quartets

Ralph Fiennes will tour UK theatres this year with his one-man staging of T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets. The T. S. Eliot Estate are delighted to support and grant permission for this co-production by Theatre Royal Bath and the Royal & Derngate in Northampton. READ

2020 T. S. Eliot Lecture with Edna O’Brien

Edna O’Brien will deliver this year’s T. S. Eliot Lecture on Eliot and Joyce on her birthday, 15th December. The Leap is the fifth in a series of lectures inspired by T. S. Eliot’s impact on modern literature presented by the Abbey Theatre and the T. READ

2019 T. S. Eliot Society (UK) Lecture

Hannah Sullivan is to give this year’s Annual T. S. Eliot Lecture in Oxford on Thursday 28th November at 5:30pm. The title of the lecture is T. S. Eliot and the Art of Abandonment. 

Dr Hannah Sullivan is Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow at New College, Oxford.  READ

Four Quartets performance comes to London

Four Quartets, a performance of dance and music hailed in the US as “the greatest creation of dance theater so far this century”, is coming to the Barbican in May 2019. The performance, based on T. S. Eliot’s sequence of poems, has choreography by Pam Tanowitz, music by Kaija Saariaho, images by Brice Marden and a reading of Four Quartets by actor Kathleen Chalfont. READ

2018 T. S. Eliot Society (UK) Lecture

Sir Christopher Ricks is to give this year’s Annual T. S. Eliot Lecture  in Cambridge on Monday 3rd December at 7pm. The title of the lecture is ‘The Imperfections of Humanity: T. S. Eliot and a Shakespearean Hero’.