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Play // Barlines - Conversations with Tippett in prison // Pumphouse, Aldeburgh

  • Pumphouse 44 Park Road Aldeburgh, England, IP15 5EU United Kingdom (map)

An evocation Michael Tippett’s life-changing two-month stint in Wormwood Scrubs prison in 1943 as a conscientious objector. Set in the confines of Tippett’s 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, commissioned by the Britten-Pears Foundation and premiered during the 2018 Aldeburgh Festival) in collaboration with Tippett's biographer, Oliver Soden.

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