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Stoppard

Sir Tom, original name Thomas Strausser born 1937, British playwright, born in Czechoslovakia: his works include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1967), Travesties (1974), Hapgood (1988), The Invention of Love (1997), and the trilogy The Coast of Utopia (2002)
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There was no problem with the film Shakespeare In Love (one of my favourites) for which Stoppard wrote the script.
Stoppard distrusts the market and invested in property and art and other investment opportunities.
These works, Demasies argues, prefigure much of what would come to define Stoppard's dramaturgy in their philosophical concerns and absurdist flavor, though Stoppard would have mixed feelings about the efforts and has even gone so far as to forbid performances of The Gambler.
Stoppard, who has campaigned for oppressed artists and political dissidents in Eastern and Central Europe, said threats to free speech are worse now than ever, from radical Islam to U.
Stoppard never overtly asserts that art and politics are exclusive.
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Ed Stoppard films as Brian Epstein in the ITV drama Cilla PHOTO: Dave the Pap/Bond Media Agency
The transition from page to stage brings the conceptual point Stoppard is striving for into full flower.
THEN AND NOW Dr Miriam Stoppard as a pupil at Central High, and right Miriam today
Central is set to merge with Church High School, which Dr Stoppard candidly recalls was always seen as the arch competitors and the enemy, with the merged school being a member of the Girls' Day School Trust.
Stoppard is one of the world's greatest living playwrights.
There are times in my career when I've found myself muttering that I really have to play a heroin dealer for my next job," laughs Stoppard, the son of playwright Sir Tom and author Miriam.