• The New Yorker Festival

  • Tom Stoppard Interviewed by John Lahr
  • By: Tom Stoppard
  • Narrated by: John Lahr
  • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
  • Speech
  • Release date: 30-10-06
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The New Yorker
  • 5 out of 5 stars 5.0 (1 rating)


This interview was recorded live at the 2006 New Yorker Festival in New York City. Tom Stoppard was born in Czechoslovakia and spent his childhood in Singapore and India before emigrating to England after the Second World War. His plays include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Real Thing, The Invention of Love, Rock 'n' Roll, and the trilogy The Coast of Utopia.
John Lahr has been the senior theater critic for The New Yorker since 1992. He is the author of two novels as well as 23 books on the theater and related subjects. He has also written numerous stage adaptations. His latest book, Honky Tonk Parade: New Yorker Profiles on Show People, came out in fall 2005.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Lili on 12-01-12

Excellent New Yorker Piece

What made the experience of listening to The New Yorker Festival the most enjoyable?

Wonderful Tom Stoppard interview. Great insights into the mind of a literary genius. Highly recommended!

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