literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature

TS Eliot Prize Preview with Jeremy Noel-Tod

On the day of the TS Eliot Prize Readings, poetry critic Jeremy Noel-Tod shares a detailed overview of this year’s shortlisted books.

What do they say about the past year in poetry?

The TS Eliot Prize Readings kick off the new year in poetry and take place the same evening in Royal Festival Hall.

Jeremy Noel-Tod teaches in the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia and for the last five years has been poetry critic for The Sunday Times.

In 2013 he edited The Oxford Companion for Modern Poetry and his anthology The Penguin Book of the Prose Poem was published in 2018.

Dates & times

12 Jan 2020
Approximate run time: 120 mins
Run times may vary, find out more


Royal Festival Hall
Level 5 Function Room, Green Side


Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)


25% off limited availability
Find out more about our Concessions policy

need to know

Age recommendation
For ages 16+

Southbank Centre takes a strong view on secondary ticketing. We require the lead booker to attend (photo ID may be requested). Tickets can only be resold by Southbank Centre or one of its authorised agents.