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Christopher Hampton (born January 26, 1946) is a British playwright, screen writer and film director. He is best known for his play based on the novel Les Liaisons dangereuses and the film Dangerous Liaisons. is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative, typically in prose. ... Les Liaisons dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) is a famous French epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, first published in 1782. ... “Moving picture” redirects here. ... Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 film directed by Stephen Frears. ...


Hampton was born to British parents in Fayal, Azores and as a child, lived in Aden, Egypt and Zanzibar. At the age of 13 went to Lancing College, where he won house colours for boxing and distinguished himself as a sergeant in the CCF. In 1964 he went to New College, Oxford, as Sacher Scholar, to study German and French and graduated with a First Class Degree in 1968. Faial Island (also known in English as Fayal) is a Portuguese island of the Central group (Grupo Central) of the Azores. ... Motto (Portuguese for Rather die free than in peace subjugated) Anthem  (national)  (local) Capital Ponta Delgada1 Angra do Heroísmo2 Horta3 Largest city Ponta Delgada Official languages Portuguese Government Autonomous region  -  President Carlos César Establishment  -  Settled 1439   -  Autonomy 1976  Area  -  Total 2,333 km² (n/a) 911 sq mi... Port of Aden (around 1910). ... Map of Zanzibars main island Zanzibar is part of Tanzania Coordinates: , Country Tanzania Islands Unguja and Pemba Capital Zanzibar City Settled AD 1000 Government  - Type semi-autonomous part of Tanzania  - President Amani Abeid Karume Area  - Both Islands  637 sq mi (1,651 km²) Population (2004)  - Both Islands 1,070... Lancing College is a co-educational English Independent school, founded in 1848 by Rev. ... The Combined Cadet Force (CCF) is a Ministry of Defence sponsored youth organisation in the United Kingdom. ... and of the New College College name New College of St Mary Latin name Collegium Novum Oxoniensis/Collegium Sanctae Mariae Wintoniae Named after Mary, mother of Jesus Established 1379 Sister college Kings College, Cambridge Warden Prof. ... Oxford is a city and local government district in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 134,248 (2001 census). ...


He became involved in theatre at Oxford University and moved on to become the youngest writer ever to have a play performed in the West End in 1966[citation needed]. From 1968-70 he worked as the Resident Dramatist at the Royal Court Theatre in London. The Royal Court Theatre is a non-commercial theatre in Sloane Square, in the Chelsea area of London noted for its contributions to modern theatre. ...

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Adaptations

Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (English: Tales from the Vienna Woods) refers to several landmark works in Germanophone culture, including: a waltz by Johann Strauss II; a play by Ödön von Horváth; and several film adaptations of the play. ... Ödön (Edmund Josef) von Horváth, born December 9, 1901 in Fiume (today called Rijeka) and killed June 1, 1938 in Paris, was one of the most important German-language playwrights and authors of the twentieth century. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Les Liaisons dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) is a famous French epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, first published in 1782. ... Pierre Ambrose Choderlos de Laclos, a French official and army general, was born on October 18, 1741 in Amiens, France and died in Taranto, Italy on September 5, 1803. ... Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is a British theatre company. ... Tartuffe is a comedy by Molière. ... Molière, engraved on the frontispiece to his Works. ... Sunset Boulevard is a musical with book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. ... Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful English composer of musical theatre, and also the elder brother of Julian Lloyd Webber. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sándor Márai (detail of his statue in Košice, Slovakia) Sándor Márai (originally Sándor Károly Henrik Grosschmied de Mára) (April 11, 1900 – February 22, 1989) was a Hungarian writer and journalist. ...

Filmography

For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... A Dolls House is a 1973 British movie, directed by Patrick Garland. ... Claire Bloom (born Patricia Claire Blume on February 15, 1931) is a British film and stage actress. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (English: Tales from the Vienna Woods) refers to several landmark works in Germanophone culture, including: a waltz by Johann Strauss II; a play by Ödön von Horváth; and several film adaptations of the play. ... Maximilian Schell (left) in the film Judgment at Nuremberg Maximilian Schell (born December 8, 1930) is a Swiss-Austrian actor. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... The History Man (1975) is a campus novel by British author Malcolm Bradbury set in 1972 in the fictional seaside town of Watermouth in the South of England. ... 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The Good Father is a 1985 British movie starring Anthony Hopkins, Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter, Fanny Viner, Simon Callow, Joanne Whalley, and Michael Byrne. ... Peter Prince is a British novelist. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Dangerous Liaisons is a 1988 film directed by Stephen Frears. ... Stephen Frears in Sweden, 1989 promoting his movie Dangerous Liaisons. ... John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, producer and director. ... Glenn Close (born March 19, 1947) is a five-time Academy Award-nominated American film and stage actress. ... Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated and internationally known American actress. ... 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Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio, possibly the hottest actor ever to grace the screen, (born November 11, 1974[1]) is a three-time Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor well known for his roles in blockbuster movies such as William Shakespeares Romeo + Juliet (1996), Titanic (1997), The... David Thewlis in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Mary Reilly is a 1996 film directed by Stephen Frears. ... Valerie Martin (born 1948, Missouri) is an American novelist and short story writer. ... The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. ... Stephen Frears in Sweden, 1989 promoting his movie Dangerous Liaisons. ... Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American film actress and former fashion model. ... John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, producer and director. ... 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Translation Work

Chekhov in an 1898 portrait by Osip Braz. ... Anton Chekhov (left) and Maxim Gorky in Yalta. ... Actress Cate Blanchett in the title role of Hedda Gabler Hedda Gabler is both a play and a fictional character created by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. ... Don Juan with his sword in Don Giovanni, by Mozart Don Juan is a legendary fictional libertine, whose story has been told many times by different authors. ... Molière, engraved on the frontispiece to his Works. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... A Dolls House is a 1973 British movie, directed by Patrick Garland. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Art is a comedic play by Yasmina Reza. ... Yasmina Reza (born 1 May 1959), a multi-talented Iranian born in France, is a playwright, actress, novelist and screenwriter. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Yasmina Reza (born 1 May 1959), a multi-talented Iranian born in France, is a playwright, actress, novelist and screenwriter. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... The History Man (1975) is a campus novel by British author Malcolm Bradbury set in 1972 in the fictional seaside town of Watermouth in the South of England. ...

Notes

  1. ^ Michael, Coveney (2006-03-04). Interview: Christopher Hampton. Guardian Unlimited. Retrieved on 2007-09-10.

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