Rowan Atkinson, fresh from his success in the London 2012 Olympic Opening ceremony in front of 4 billion people, starred in Quartermaine’s Terms, Simon Gray’s drama, in front of just 700 a night!!
“Rowan Atkinson is superb in an outstanding production of Simon Gray’s Quartermaine’s Terms” ***** – Daily Telegraph
“Atkinson gives a masterclass in awkward for return to the stage.” The Guardian
“…brilliantly observed tragicomedy.” The Express
It is set in an English language school for foreigners in the 1960s and is as quintessentially English as Danny Boyle’s opening ceremony was: a humourous but ultimately moving account of two years in the lives of seven teachers.
At the heart of the group is St. John Quartermaine (Rowan Atkinson) – 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…
Show Dates: 23 January to 17 April 2013
Evenings: Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm
Matinees: Thursday and Saturday at 2.30pm