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The Elder Statesman

Written by

T.S. Eliot

~playauthor~Written by~ T.S. Eliot

Faber and Faber, 1981

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (8), Female (4), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...T. S. Eliot's last play was drafted originally in 1955 but not completed until three years later. Lord Claverton, an eminent former cabinet minister and banker, is helped to confront his past by the love of his daughter, his Antigone...

The Confidential Clerk

Written by

T.S. Eliot

~playauthor~Written by~ T.S. Eliot

Faber and Faber, 1975

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...The Confidential Clerk was first produced at the Edinburgh Festival in the summer of 1953. 'The dialogue of The Confidential Clerk has a precision and a lightly felt rhythm unmatched in the writing of any contemporary...

Murder in the Cathedral

Written by

T.S. Eliot

~playauthor~Written by~ T.S. Eliot

Faber and Faber, 1976

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 3, Roles: Total (16), Female (3), Male (13), Unassigned (0)

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...Murder in the Cathedral, written for the Canterbury Festival on 1935, was the first high point on T. S. Eliot's dramatic achievement. It remains one of the great plays of the century. Like Greek drama, its theme and form are rooted...

The Cocktail Party

Written by

T.S. Eliot

~playauthor~Written by~ T.S. Eliot

Faber and Faber, 1976

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 3, Roles: Total (10), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...'Obviously something more than a successful play, it is the practical demonstration of a patently conceived theory of dramatic form, and as such of high historical interest.' Times Literary Supplement...

The Family Reunion

Written by

T.S. Eliot

~playauthor~Written by~ T.S. Eliot

Faber and Faber, 1976

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Eliot's haunting verse play, set in a country house in the north of England, was performed at the Westminster Theatre in London in March 1939, six months before the outbreak of war. 'What is wonderful is the marvellous...