Quartermaine's Terms

Venue: 
Wyndham's Theatre
Location: 
West End

Cast includes:Rowan Atkinson. Set in the 1960s in an English language school for foreigners, this tragicomic play is a 'humorous but ultimately moving account' of several years in the lives of seven teachers. At the heart of the group is St. John Quartermaine – kind, pleasant and agreeable, but utterly hopeless as a teacher. An almost permanent feature in the staff room, he's always available to listen to the problems of his self-obsessed colleagues. But when a new Principal is appointed, Quartermaine’s future looks precarious...

By: 
Simon Gray
Director: 
Richard Eyre
Quartermaine's Terms Schedule
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 23 January, 2013
Booking to: 
Saturday, 13 April, 2013
Address:
32-36 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DA
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

Our Review

The is a revival of the 1981 play by Simon Gray who, as well as being a playwright, was also a lecturer at Queen Mary College, University of London. Coincidentally, that was my old college, though I never met Mr Gray while I was there – well, not as far as I remember, though we may well have rubbed shoulders anonymously in the union bar from time-to-time.

Nostalgia aside, this... Read more

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