Hapgood

by  Tom Stoppard

Full Length Play  /  8m, 1f

"Intriguing and thoroughly absorbing." - London Broadcasting.

"Vastly entertaining." - Jewish Chronicle.

"Stoppard's most cunning play yet." - Guardian.

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    8m, 1f
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    Mystery/Thriller

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Does light come in waves or particles? Experiments will show either: the experimenter can choose. "A double agent is like a trick of the light," Kerner the physicist tells Blair the spy catcher. "You get what you interrogate for." Dual natures, of light and of people, are the theme of Tom Stoppard's espionage thriller. Kerner's secret research is being leaked to Moscow. Is Ridley the double? Or is Kerner a triple? Hapgood is the person to find out, and maybe it will need two of her.
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Reviews

"Intriguing and thoroughly absorbing." - London Broadcasting.

"Vastly entertaining." - Jewish Chronicle.

"Stoppard's most cunning play yet." - Guardian.

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Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard’s most recent play, The Hard Problem, opened at the National Theatre in 2015. He wrote his first play, Enter a Free Man, whilst working as a journalist in Bristol. His plays include Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound, After Magritte, Jumpers, Travesties, Every Good Boy Deserves ...

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