Henry IV (Stoppard, trans.)

by  Luigi Pirandello, Tom Stoppard

Full Length Play, Drama  /  9m, 2f

An Italian nobleman falls from his horse during a pageant. When he comes round, he believes he's the medieval German Emperor, King Henry IV. For twenty years he lives this illusion but today a plot is being hatched to shock him out of this 'madness' and into the twenty-first century. …

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Henry IV (Stoppard, trans.)

by  Luigi Pirandello Tom Stoppard

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An Italian nobleman falls from his horse during a pageant. When he comes round, he believes he's the medieval German Emperor, King Henry IV. For twenty years he lives this illusion but today a plot is being hatched to shock him out of this 'madness' and into the twenty-first century.
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Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello

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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Pirandello's HENRY IV, in Tom Stoppard's new version, premiered at the Donmar Warehouse, London.

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