Additional Resources for The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard

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Billington, Michael. One Night Stands, Nick Hern Books, 1993.

This collection of the Guardian's famous theater critic contains a good selection from two decades of criticism.

Brook, Peter. The Empty Space, London, 1968.

Brook was one of the most influential theater directors in Britain in the Postwar period. He was long associated with the Royal Shakespeare Company. His directorial style showed the influences of Antonin Artaud and Bertolt Brecht. His essay collection analyses the basic problems facing contemporary theater and influenced many British and foreign directors.

Gordon, Robert. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Jumpers, and The Real Thing: Text and Performance, Mac-millan, 1991.

This series focuses upon the plays in performance and is a useful guide to students of performance studies.

Trussler, Simon. Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Theater, Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Trussler's well-informed and forthright history of British theater from the Roman period through to the present is a...

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