Ben Okri to perform The Wasteland at Wimbledon BookFest

Ben Okri will deliver a solo rendition of of T.S. Eliot’s iconic long modernist poem 'The Wasteland' at this year's Wimbledon Book Fest.

The reading will be accompanied by live dance performed by choreographer and dance activist Charlotte Jarvis with a musical underscoring.

‘In these times when so much is collapsing around us… this is just the poetic medicine we need, one that speaks the truths we need to hear.’ – Ben Okri

The event will take place on 15th October, 8pm, at the Rutherford Theatre (Wimbledon High School).

Get your tickets here.