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Largo Desolato


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English version by TOM STOPPARD with Leopold has offended the authorities with a certain
Philosophical essay and is daily awaiting the knock on the door. Un top of this his friends and acquaintances seem to expect "im to act like a hero and stand Up for freedom. But Leopold is no hero and just wishes people Would leave him alone.


Unknown: Vaclav Havel
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Unknown: Matthew Walters
Professor Leopold Nettles: Richard Briers
Edward: Paul Gregory
Suzana: Jennifer Piercey
First Sidney: Philip Jackson
second Sidney: David Goodland
LUCy: Belinda Lang
Bertram: John Moffatt
Irstchap: Anthony Jackson
second chap: Ian Thompson
Marguerite: Sue Broomfield

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