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Tom Stoppard – A Life

Hermione Lee in conversation with Belle Donati

64 mins watch time

Posted September 2021

Culture

Since Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead first launched him into the cultural consciousness in 1966, Tom Stoppard’s name has become synonymous with coruscating intelligence, luminous wit and verbal fireworks – a singular talent able to seamlessly interweaving the great questions of philosophy, science and politics with rich human drama. Acclaimed literary biographer Hermione Lee joins us to tell the story of this complex, elusive, and private man.