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The Real Inspector Hound

Short Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  3f, 5m

The Real Inspector Hound
by Tom Stoppard

Moon and Birdboot, two drama critics, arrive to watch the performance of a new detective play, a parody of the conventional stage thriller.

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    3f, 5m
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Moon and Birdboot, two drama critics, arrive to watch the performance of a new detective play, a parody of the conventional stage thriller. However the private lives of the critics become inextricably mixed with those of the play's characters until Moon is shot dead and the real Inspector Hound proves to be...?
M5 (young, middle age) F3 (20s, young, middle age).
  • Setting A sitting-room with auditorium behind.
  • Features Period Costumes

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Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard’s most recent play, The Hard Problem, opened at the National Theatre in 2015. He wrote his first play, Enter a Free Man, whilst working as a journalist in Bristol. His plays include Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound, After Magritte, ...

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