About the Author
Tom Stoppard's work for the stage includes Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Jumpers, Travesties, Night and Day, After Magritte, The Real Thing, Enter a Free Man, Hapgood, Arcadia, Indian Ink (a stage adaptation of his own play, In the Native State), The Invention of Love, which won him his seventh Evening Standard Award, and Voyage, Shipwreck and Salvage - three sequential self-contained plays that comprise The Coast of Utopia. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Travesties and The Real Thing won Tony Awards. His radio plays include: If You're Glad, I'll be Frank, Albert's Bridge (Italia Prize), Where Are They Now?, Artist Descending a Staircase, The Dog It Was That Died and In the Native State (Sony Award). Work for television includes Professional Foul (Bafta Award, Broadcasting Press Guild Award). His film credits include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, which he also directed (winner of the Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival) and, with Mark Norman, Shakespeare in Love.
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