Heroes

Gerald Sibleyras and Tom Stoppard
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A beautiful, gentle play about three first world war veterans in 1959 as they spend the last of their years together in an old people's home

Gerald Sibleyras' Le Vent des Peupliers will premiere at London's Wyndham Theater in October 2005 in a version by Tom Stoppard entitled Heroes starring Richard Griffiths, Ken Stott and John Hurt.



A beautiful, gentle play about three first world war veterans in 1959 as they spend the last of their years together in an old people's home.

Author bio:

Gerald Sibleyras is a French playwright. His Le Vent des Pueples (Heroes) was a huge hit in Paris two years ago.



Tom Stoppard was born in 1937 in Czechoslovakia. He wrote his first and only novel, Lord Malquist and Mr Moon in 1966.



His first major success, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, was produced in London in 1967 at the Old Vic after critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Festival. Subsequent plays include Enter a Free Man, The Real Inspector Hound, Jumpers, Travesties, Night and Day, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (with Andre Previn), After Magritte, Dirty Linen, The Real Thing, Hapgood, Arcadia, Indian Ink and The Invention of Love. Film credits include Shakespeare in Love.

Category: Performing Arts
ISBN: 9780571231003
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Plays
Pub Date: December 2005
Page Extent: 80
Format: Paperback - C format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Theatre studies

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