Dirty Linen and New Found Land

by  Tom Stoppard

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  8m, 2f

"Forget your troubles. Tom Stoppard's back with a sparkler.... It makes a lovely night." - N.Y. Daily News.

"Probably the most killingly funny play he has written." - Time Magazine

"An elegant ballet for foot in mouth.... …

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Dirty Linen and New Found Land

by  Tom Stoppard

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    8m, 2f
  • SubGenre

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    Farce

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Possibly only Tom Stoppard could poke fun at the English, their language, Parliament and sex scandals, and then throw in a hilarious travel poster monologue on America and make the whole thing come off. The plays must be performed together and are not available individually.
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Reviews

"Forget your troubles. Tom Stoppard's back with a sparkler.... It makes a lovely night." - N.Y. Daily News.

"Probably the most killingly funny play he has written." - Time Magazine

"An elegant ballet for foot in mouth.... The kind of piercingly funny satire on public life that American writers don't seem to write.... He is the theatrical Hogarth of our time." - Newsweek

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  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance

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8m, 2f
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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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