The Confidential Clerk
The Confidential Clerk by T. S. Eliot, described by the Spectator as ‘A triumph of dramatic skill’, and by the Times Literary Supplement as possessing ‘a lightly felt rhythm unmatched in the writing of any contemporary dramatist.’
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The Confidential Clerk was first produced at the Edinburgh Festival in the summer of 1953.
‘The dialogue of The Confidential Clerk has a precision and a lightly felt rhythm unmatched in the writing of any contemporary dramatist.’ Times Literary Supplement
‘A triumph of dramatic skill: the handling of the two levels of the play is masterly and Eliot’s verse registers its greatest achievement on the stage – passages of great lyrical beauty are incorporated into the dialogue.’ Spectator
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