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Sean Connery was forced to pay £180,000 after dropping out of a Tom Stoppard film, reveals new book

Sean Connery was forced to pay £180,000 after dropping out of a Tom Stoppard film, reveals new book

As a movie legend, Sean Connery was more used to being lavished with money to play roles such as British secret agents or Russian submarine commanders, but a n [...]

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Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review — the life behind the dramas

Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review — the life behind the dramas

Hermione Lee’s Tom Stoppard is a prodigious achievement. It is also a challenging read, partly because of its excessive length and partly because it bulges wit [...]

Read full article: Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review — t...→
Thomas Stoppard's journey from wartime refugee to playwright

Thomas Stoppard's journey from wartime refugee to playwright

From his experiences fleeing Czechoslovakia as a baby in 1939 to his successful career, coupled with several affairs - Tom Stoppard A Life takes a look at the [...]

Read full article: Thomas Stoppard's journey from wartime r...→
Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee — Fame, plays and plaudits

Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee — Fame, plays and plaudits

Our greatest living playwright, with a backstory as exciting, heartbreaking and glamorous as any drama, Tom Stoppard has long fought a losing battle against bi [...]

Read full article: Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee — F...→
Sir Tom Stoppard’s secret Hollywood scripts revealed

Sir Tom Stoppard’s secret Hollywood scripts revealed

Sir Tom Stoppard is often hailed as Britain’s greatest living playwright, collecting countless awards for works exploring the philosophical thematics of life. [...]

Read full article: Sir Tom Stoppard’s secret Hollywood scri...→
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Kevin Pakenham obituary

Kevin Pakenham obituary

When guests at the playwright Tom Stoppard’s smart summer party heard that a tall balding figure had turned up in shorts, socks and sandals, they knew it could [...]

Read full article: Kevin Pakenham obituary...→
Take your seats to help feed city with star cast

Take your seats to help feed city with star cast

A cast of top actors including David Morrissey will perform a classic play by Sir Tom Stoppard over video conference to raise money for our charity appeal part [...]

Read full article: Take your seats to help feed city with s...→
I’ve drifted to the left, says former Thatcherite Sir Tom Stoppard

I’ve drifted to the left, says former Thatcherite Sir Tom Stoppard

Theatre’s poster boy for conservatism has a confession: he is actually quite socialist.Sir Tom Stoppard, who was once deemed persona non grata in certain theat [...]

Read full article: I’ve drifted to the left, says former Th...→
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Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review: a respectful biography that misses the magic of his plays

Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review: a respectful biography that misses the magic of his plays

Writing Tom Stoppard's official biography was never going to be easy – but the result should have been more fun than this

Read full article: Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review: a ...→
John Cleese joins stars backing JK Rowling in trans row

John Cleese joins stars backing JK Rowling in trans row

John Cleese has added his name to a list of signatories of a letter supporting JK Rowling amid a row over her stance on transgender issues.A total of 58 figure [...]

Read full article: John Cleese joins stars backing JK Rowli...→
JK Rowling thanks fellow writers for letter of support

JK Rowling thanks fellow writers for letter of support

JK Rowling has expressed her gratitude after the playwright Sir Tom Stoppard and the actress Frances Barber signed a letter saying she was a victim of “an insi [...]

Read full article: JK Rowling thanks fellow writers for let...→
A Separate Peace review – 'live charity reading of lesser-known Stoppard play'

A Separate Peace review – 'live charity reading of lesser-known Stoppard play'

Live charity reading of a lesser-known Tom Stoppard play finds new ways to embrace streaming technology, starring David Morrissey, Jenna Coleman and Ed Stoppar [...]

Read full article: A Separate Peace review – 'live charity ...→
Tom Stoppard: A Life review – smuggling heart into a scholar's story

Tom Stoppard: A Life review – smuggling heart into a scholar's story

Hermione Lee’s masterly biography of the playwright argues that emotion is as vital to his writing as ‘mental acrobatics’

Read full article: Tom Stoppard: A Life review – smuggling ...→
Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee review — ‘I feel English and love England’

Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee review — ‘I feel English and love England’

There are two narratives nestling against each other in this exceedingly long, conscientious, but overstuffed biography. If you want to read about Sir Tom Stop [...]

Read full article: Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee review — ‘I...→
Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee review – an exceptional biography

Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee review – an exceptional biography

An astute study of the dazzlingly clever playwright, which details the parties and famous friends, but also identifies the emotions that drive much of his work

Read full article: Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee rev...→
Britain's greatest playwright Tom Stoppard secretly polished scripts

Britain's greatest playwright Tom Stoppard secretly polished scripts

Sir Tom, 83, best known for acclaimed plays Arcadia and The Coast of Utopia, also worked behind the scenes on scripts for The Bourne Ultimatum to earn extra ca [...]

Read full article: Britain's greatest playwright Tom Stoppa...→
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Biography lifts curtain on Sinéad Cusack’s ‘10-year affair’ with playwright Tom Stoppard

Biography lifts curtain on Sinéad Cusack’s ‘10-year affair’ with playwright Tom Stoppard

Irish actress Sinéad Cusack had a 10-year relationship with Tom Stoppard, according to an official biography of the playwright. The affair ended in 2007 after [...]

Read full article: Biography lifts curtain on Sinéad Cusack...→
Sean Connery was forced to pay £180,000 after dropping out of a Tom Stoppard film, reveals new book

Sean Connery was forced to pay £180,000 after dropping out of a Tom Stoppard film, reveals new book

As a movie legend, Sean Connery was more used to being lavished with money to play roles such as British secret agents or Russian submarine commanders, but a n [...]

Read full article: Sean Connery was forced to pay £180,000 ...→
Tom Stoppard: A Life review – smuggling heart into a scholar's story

Tom Stoppard: A Life review – smuggling heart into a scholar's story

Hermione Lee’s masterly biography of the playwright argues that emotion is as vital to his writing as ‘mental acrobatics’

Read full article: Tom Stoppard: A Life review – smuggling ...→
Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review: a respectful biography that misses the magic of his plays

Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review: a respectful biography that misses the magic of his plays

Writing Tom Stoppard's official biography was never going to be easy – but the result should have been more fun than this

Read full article: Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review: a ...→
Thomas Stoppard's journey from wartime refugee to playwright

Thomas Stoppard's journey from wartime refugee to playwright

From his experiences fleeing Czechoslovakia as a baby in 1939 to his successful career, coupled with several affairs - Tom Stoppard A Life takes a look at the [...]

Read full article: Thomas Stoppard's journey from wartime r...→
Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee review – an exceptional biography

Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee review – an exceptional biography

An astute study of the dazzlingly clever playwright, which details the parties and famous friends, but also identifies the emotions that drive much of his work

Read full article: Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee rev...→
John Cleese joins stars backing JK Rowling in trans row

John Cleese joins stars backing JK Rowling in trans row

John Cleese has added his name to a list of signatories of a letter supporting JK Rowling amid a row over her stance on transgender issues.A total of 58 figure [...]

Read full article: John Cleese joins stars backing JK Rowli...→
Sir Tom Stoppard’s secret Hollywood scripts revealed

Sir Tom Stoppard’s secret Hollywood scripts revealed

Sir Tom Stoppard is often hailed as Britain’s greatest living playwright, collecting countless awards for works exploring the philosophical thematics of life. [...]

Read full article: Sir Tom Stoppard’s secret Hollywood scri...→
  • #Tom Stoppard
Biography lifts curtain on Sinéad Cusack’s ‘10-year affair’ with playwright Tom Stoppard

Biography lifts curtain on Sinéad Cusack’s ‘10-year affair’ with playwright Tom Stoppard

Irish actress Sinéad Cusack had a 10-year relationship with Tom Stoppard, according to an official biography of the playwright. The affair ended in 2007 after [...]

Read full article: Biography lifts curtain on Sinéad Cusack...→
A Separate Peace review – 'live charity reading of lesser-known Stoppard play'

A Separate Peace review – 'live charity reading of lesser-known Stoppard play'

Live charity reading of a lesser-known Tom Stoppard play finds new ways to embrace streaming technology, starring David Morrissey, Jenna Coleman and Ed Stoppar [...]

Read full article: A Separate Peace review – 'live charity ...→
Take your seats to help feed city with star cast

Take your seats to help feed city with star cast

A cast of top actors including David Morrissey will perform a classic play by Sir Tom Stoppard over video conference to raise money for our charity appeal part [...]

Read full article: Take your seats to help feed city with s...→
I’ve drifted to the left, says former Thatcherite Sir Tom Stoppard

I’ve drifted to the left, says former Thatcherite Sir Tom Stoppard

Theatre’s poster boy for conservatism has a confession: he is actually quite socialist.Sir Tom Stoppard, who was once deemed persona non grata in certain theat [...]

Read full article: I’ve drifted to the left, says former Th...→
  • #Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review — the life behind the dramas

Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review — the life behind the dramas

Hermione Lee’s Tom Stoppard is a prodigious achievement. It is also a challenging read, partly because of its excessive length and partly because it bulges wit [...]

Read full article: Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review — t...→
Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee review — ‘I feel English and love England’

Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee review — ‘I feel English and love England’

There are two narratives nestling against each other in this exceedingly long, conscientious, but overstuffed biography. If you want to read about Sir Tom Stop [...]

Read full article: Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee review — ‘I...→
Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee — Fame, plays and plaudits

Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee — Fame, plays and plaudits

Our greatest living playwright, with a backstory as exciting, heartbreaking and glamorous as any drama, Tom Stoppard has long fought a losing battle against bi [...]

Read full article: Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee — F...→
Britain's greatest playwright Tom Stoppard secretly polished scripts

Britain's greatest playwright Tom Stoppard secretly polished scripts

Sir Tom, 83, best known for acclaimed plays Arcadia and The Coast of Utopia, also worked behind the scenes on scripts for The Bourne Ultimatum to earn extra ca [...]

Read full article: Britain's greatest playwright Tom Stoppa...→
  • #Tom Stoppard
JK Rowling thanks fellow writers for letter of support

JK Rowling thanks fellow writers for letter of support

JK Rowling has expressed her gratitude after the playwright Sir Tom Stoppard and the actress Frances Barber signed a letter saying she was a victim of “an insi [...]

Read full article: JK Rowling thanks fellow writers for let...→
Kevin Pakenham obituary

Kevin Pakenham obituary

When guests at the playwright Tom Stoppard’s smart summer party heard that a tall balding figure had turned up in shorts, socks and sandals, they knew it could [...]

Read full article: Kevin Pakenham obituary...→
Sean Connery was forced to pay £180,000 after dropping out of a Tom Stoppard film, reveals new book

Sean Connery was forced to pay £180,000 after dropping out of a Tom Stoppard film, reveals new book

As a movie legend, Sean Connery was more used to being lavished with money to play roles such as British secret agents or Russian submarine commanders, but a n [...]

Read full article: Sean Connery was forced to pay £180,000 ...→
I’ve drifted to the left, says former Thatcherite Sir Tom Stoppard

I’ve drifted to the left, says former Thatcherite Sir Tom Stoppard

Theatre’s poster boy for conservatism has a confession: he is actually quite socialist.Sir Tom Stoppard, who was once deemed persona non grata in certain theat [...]

Read full article: I’ve drifted to the left, says former Th...→
  • #Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard: A Life review – smuggling heart into a scholar's story

Tom Stoppard: A Life review – smuggling heart into a scholar's story

Hermione Lee’s masterly biography of the playwright argues that emotion is as vital to his writing as ‘mental acrobatics’

Read full article: Tom Stoppard: A Life review – smuggling ...→
Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review — the life behind the dramas

Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review — the life behind the dramas

Hermione Lee’s Tom Stoppard is a prodigious achievement. It is also a challenging read, partly because of its excessive length and partly because it bulges wit [...]

Read full article: Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review — t...→
Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review: a respectful biography that misses the magic of his plays

Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review: a respectful biography that misses the magic of his plays

Writing Tom Stoppard's official biography was never going to be easy – but the result should have been more fun than this

Read full article: Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee, review: a ...→
Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee review — ‘I feel English and love England’

Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee review — ‘I feel English and love England’

There are two narratives nestling against each other in this exceedingly long, conscientious, but overstuffed biography. If you want to read about Sir Tom Stop [...]

Read full article: Tom Stoppard by Hermione Lee review — ‘I...→
Thomas Stoppard's journey from wartime refugee to playwright

Thomas Stoppard's journey from wartime refugee to playwright

From his experiences fleeing Czechoslovakia as a baby in 1939 to his successful career, coupled with several affairs - Tom Stoppard A Life takes a look at the [...]

Read full article: Thomas Stoppard's journey from wartime r...→
Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee review – an exceptional biography

Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee review – an exceptional biography

An astute study of the dazzlingly clever playwright, which details the parties and famous friends, but also identifies the emotions that drive much of his work

Read full article: Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee rev...→
Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee — Fame, plays and plaudits

Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee — Fame, plays and plaudits

Our greatest living playwright, with a backstory as exciting, heartbreaking and glamorous as any drama, Tom Stoppard has long fought a losing battle against bi [...]

Read full article: Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee — F...→
John Cleese joins stars backing JK Rowling in trans row

John Cleese joins stars backing JK Rowling in trans row

John Cleese has added his name to a list of signatories of a letter supporting JK Rowling amid a row over her stance on transgender issues.A total of 58 figure [...]

Read full article: John Cleese joins stars backing JK Rowli...→
Britain's greatest playwright Tom Stoppard secretly polished scripts

Britain's greatest playwright Tom Stoppard secretly polished scripts

Sir Tom, 83, best known for acclaimed plays Arcadia and The Coast of Utopia, also worked behind the scenes on scripts for The Bourne Ultimatum to earn extra ca [...]

Read full article: Britain's greatest playwright Tom Stoppa...→
  • #Tom Stoppard
Sir Tom Stoppard’s secret Hollywood scripts revealed

Sir Tom Stoppard’s secret Hollywood scripts revealed

Sir Tom Stoppard is often hailed as Britain’s greatest living playwright, collecting countless awards for works exploring the philosophical thematics of life. [...]

Read full article: Sir Tom Stoppard’s secret Hollywood scri...→
  • #Tom Stoppard
JK Rowling thanks fellow writers for letter of support

JK Rowling thanks fellow writers for letter of support

JK Rowling has expressed her gratitude after the playwright Sir Tom Stoppard and the actress Frances Barber signed a letter saying she was a victim of “an insi [...]

Read full article: JK Rowling thanks fellow writers for let...→
Biography lifts curtain on Sinéad Cusack’s ‘10-year affair’ with playwright Tom Stoppard

Biography lifts curtain on Sinéad Cusack’s ‘10-year affair’ with playwright Tom Stoppard

Irish actress Sinéad Cusack had a 10-year relationship with Tom Stoppard, according to an official biography of the playwright. The affair ended in 2007 after [...]

Read full article: Biography lifts curtain on Sinéad Cusack...→
Kevin Pakenham obituary

Kevin Pakenham obituary

When guests at the playwright Tom Stoppard’s smart summer party heard that a tall balding figure had turned up in shorts, socks and sandals, they knew it could [...]

Read full article: Kevin Pakenham obituary...→
A Separate Peace review – 'live charity reading of lesser-known Stoppard play'

A Separate Peace review – 'live charity reading of lesser-known Stoppard play'

Live charity reading of a lesser-known Tom Stoppard play finds new ways to embrace streaming technology, starring David Morrissey, Jenna Coleman and Ed Stoppar [...]

Read full article: A Separate Peace review – 'live charity ...→
Take your seats to help feed city with star cast

Take your seats to help feed city with star cast

A cast of top actors including David Morrissey will perform a classic play by Sir Tom Stoppard over video conference to raise money for our charity appeal part [...]

Read full article: Take your seats to help feed city with s...→