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A German Life  

Written by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

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Roles: Total (1), Female (1), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...I had no idea what was going on. Or very little. No more than most people. So you can't make me feel guilty. Brunhilde Pomsel's life spanned the twentieth century. She struggled...

Appomattox

Written by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2013

Faber Drama

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 27, Roles: Total (51), Female (11), Male (40), Unassigned (0)

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...4th March, 1865: On the night of his second inauguration, a few weeks before his assassination, Abraham Lincoln meets the veteran black abolitionist Frederick Douglass in the White House to discuss the prospect of extending the vote...

Youth without God  

From an original work by

Odon von Horvath

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton , Odon von Horvath ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Odon von Horvath

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

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Scenes: 23, Roles: Total (25), Female (6), Male (19), Unassigned (0)

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...The old man started to talk about the trial. He blamed everyone involved, including the teacher, i.e. me. In his view the root cause of the problem was that everybody involved – teachers, parents, boys – behaved as if God no longer existed....

Embers

From an original work by

Sandor Marai

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton , Sandor Marai ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Sandor Marai

Faber and Faber, 2006

Faber Drama

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Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...A remote 18th-century Hungarian castle is the setting for a dramatic meeting. Forty-one years after a tragic event two former friends must confront each other in a devastating bid to lay the past to rest. Betrayal, love, truth...

Tales from Hollywood

Written by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2001

Faber Drama

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (23), Female (8), Male (15), Unassigned (0)

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...With the Austro-Hungarian dramatist Odon Von Horvath as our guide, Christopher Hampton's witty and erudite play takes us on a tour of the sun-soaked boulevards of 1940s Los Angeles. Taking in such improbable residents as Thomas and Heinrich...

The Talking Cure

Written by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2002

Faber Drama

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 27, Roles: Total (10), Female (5), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Christopher Hampton's The Talking Cure deals with the early years of C. G. Jung, and his decision to experiment, using Freud's controversial new method of psychoanalysis, with a young Russian patient, Sabine Spielrein. The success...

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Written by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 1985

Faber Drama

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 18, Roles: Total (9), Female (6), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...The scandalous reputation of Laclos's novel, first published in 1782, is based on its chilling portrayal of the mannered decadence and sexual cynicism of the French aristocracy in the last years of the ancien regime. Christopher Hampton has...

Total Eclipse

Written by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 1997

Faber Drama

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 12, Roles: Total (13), Female (4), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...Paris in the late 1800s: the place for artists and romantics. Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine, two of the greatest French poets, embark upon a near fatal affair that sparks questions about love, poetry and the importance of present...

The Philanthropist

Written by

Christopher Hampton

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Moliere

From an original work by

Moliere

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton , Moliere ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Moliere

Faber and Faber, 2005

Faber Drama

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Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...The Prime Minister and his cabinet have been assassinated and England's most treasured writers are being murdered one by one. Back at the university, a bachelor don anguishes over sex, marriage, anagrams and the meaning of life...

Savages

Written by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 1997

Faber Drama

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Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (11), Female (1), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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...An English diplomat, Alan West, is kidnapped by a political movement in Brazil and kept as a prisoner. Meanwhile, hundreds of Brazilian natives are being slaughtered in countless brutal ways – but the public’s focus is on one of these two...