Barlines

Saturday 15 Jun 2019 4pm

Part of The Pumphouse

An evocation  of Michael Tippett’s life-changing stint in Wormwood Scrubs in 1943 as a conscientious objector. Set in the confines of Tippett’s prison cell, an hour of music, letters to the outside world, and conversations with Benjamin Britten. Written and directed by Sarah Gabriel (A House on Middagh Street, The Red House’s 2018 show) in collaboration with Tippett’s biographer, Oliver Soden. Presented by the Britten–Pears Foundation.