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VenueChiswick Playhouse (formerly The Tabard Theatre)
TownOuter London
CountyGreater London
From31st July 2009
To31st July 2009
PricesFrom £10.00. To £10.00.
What is currently on at Chiswick Playhouse (formerly The Tabard Theatre) (V334)

The Best of John Betjeman

The Best of John BetjemanT1219827404

Archive :: production:T1219827404, one person show:S0338700970, venue:V334

Production details

He was a conservationist, television personality and best selling poet. 25 years after he passed away Betjeman remains a national treasure. Through his poetry it is easy to see why: passionate about the countryside, the opposite sex, whimsical and nostalgic, hilariously funny, always self-deprecating and deeply honest. Actor Lance Pierson tells the story of Betjeman’s life through his poems. Through Betjeman’s heartbreaks and triumphs he paints a picture of a changing 20th century England. The performance includes most popular and significant poems (including Slough, Joan Hunter Dunn, Diary of a Church Mouse, Christmas). “The very performance Lance produces adds to the resonance and beauty of the verse tenfold; performance poetry is an art in which he truly thrives. His vocal range is hypnotic and limitless.” Three Weeks magazine at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe


Performer Lance Pierson

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