Enter a Free Man

by  Tom Stoppard

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  5m, 3f

Riley's a dreamer with all sorts of off beat inventions and his latest one is a double gummed envelope that can be used twice used: once for sending and then turned inside out for replying.

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Enter a Free Man

by  Tom Stoppard

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    5m, 3f
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    • Cutting Approved for Competition
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At home Riley is not well liked. His daughter is going to run away and marry a motorcyclist who turns out to be already married, and she can no longer support her dad in his unemployed habits. But this matters little to Riley, for he has this envelope deal, and also an indoor watering device for flowers. Trouble is, all his devices fall through including the indoor water when it is discovered you can't turn it off. And his dreams continue to burst in his face.
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"A splendid full fledged comic creation." - London Observer.

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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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