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Ali Smith in Ely

April 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

From the bestselling author of ‘Autumn’ and ‘Winter’, as well as the Baileys Prize-winning ‘How to be Both’, comes the next instalment in the remarkable, once-in-a-generation masterpiece, the Seasonal Quartet.

What unites Katherine Mansfield, Charlie Chaplin, Shakespeare, Rilke, Beethoven, Brexit, the present, the past, the north, the south, the east, the west, a man mourning lost times, a woman trapped in modern times? Spring. The great connective. With an eye to the migrancy of story over time, and riffing on Pericles, one of Shakespeare’s most resistant and rollicking works, Ali Smith tells the impossible tale of an impossible time. In a time of walls and lockdown Ali Smith opens the door. The time we’re living in is changing nature. Will it change the nature of story? Hope springs eternal…

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Date:
April 26
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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