The T. S. Eliot Estate

The T. S. Eliot Lecture

15 December - 15 January 2021

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Date: 15th December – 15th January 2021



The fifth in a series of lectures inspired by T. S. Eliot’s impact on modern literature.

The 2020 T. S. Eliot lecture, on Eliot and Joyce, will be delivered by Edna O’Brien and streamed from the Irish Embassy in London on her 90th birthday, 15th December.

Adrian O’Neill, the Irish Ambassador to the United Kingdom, will introduce the lecture.

There will be a post-event interview with Edna O’Brien and Scottish novelist Andrew O’Hagan.

Actor Sinéad Cusack will also perform Eliot’s ‘Rhapsody on a Windy Night.’

The lecture premieres on 15th December at 7.30pm on the Abbey Theatre’s YouTube channel. It will be available to watch for one month only.


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Abbey Theatre
26/27 Lower Abbey Street
Dublin 1
D01 K0F1