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West End transfer for Ralph Fiennes’s FOUR QUARTETS by T.S. Eliot
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West End transfer for Ralph Fiennes’s FOUR QUARTETS by T.S. Eliot

Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Royal & Derngate, Northampton are delighted to announce that Ralph Fiennes’s world premiere stage adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets will transfer to London’s Harold Pinter Theatre for 36 performances only from 18th November to 18th December 2021. This critically acclaimed production re-opened Theatre Royal Bath in May 2021, and launched Royal & Derngate’s Made in Northampton season as well as helping reopen theatres across the country by touring to Oxford Playhouse from 14th – 26th June Cambridge Arts Theatre 28th June – 10th July, Southampton MAST 12th – 17th July, Malvern Theatre 19th – 24th July and York Theatre Royal 26th – 31st July 2021 Nobel Prize winner T.S. Eliot is one of the giants of modern literature. Compelling, moving ...
Cells – Metta Theatre
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Cells – Metta Theatre

Produced entirely during lockdown, Metta Theatre brings seven-part episodic musical Cells to the small screen, with all donations supporting the recovery of the Royal & Derngate Northampton, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough. The piece follows the reserved chemistry fresher JoJo (Lem Knights) and outgoing university lab technician Neil (Clive Rowe), two strangers contemplating the next chapters in their lives as their paths look set to cross. P Burton-Morgan’s script lacks originality and only provides a surface-level insight into the pair’s social struggles in the thirty-minute run time. Some of the narrative’s happenings are contrived to the point of being completely unrealistic: the function of a soiled napkin sends the plot spinning into ri...