Dear Lupin (NHB Modern Plays)

by Charlie Mortimer (Author)

<p>Michael Simkins' immensely charming stage adaptation of <em>Dear Lupin</em>, the witty and touching collection of letters from a father to his son that became a huge bestseller, winner of The Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year.</p> <p>Roger Mortimer's hilarious, touching, and always generous letters to his son, Charlie, are packed with crisp anecdotes and sharp observations. Spanning twenty-five years, their correspondence forms a memoir of their relationship, and an affectionate portrait of a time gone by.</p> <p><em>Dear Lupin</em> was adapted for the stage by best-selling author and actor Michael Simkins, revealing many more undocumented stories of the trials and tribulations of Charlie's youth and adulthood.</p> <p>The play toured the UK in 2015, before a run in the West End at the Apollo Theatre, starring real-life father and son James Fox and Jack Fox.</p> <p>‘This charming tale of paternal love and genteel japes’ - <em>Evening Standard</em></p> <p>‘A touching tribute to the rock-solid and wise affection of a funny, perhaps sometimes lonely, maverick father for his classically “hopeless” son’ - <em>TheatreCat</em></p> <p>‘Skillfully adapted by Michael Simkins’ - <em>Guardian</em></p>

Book Details

Publication Date
October 22, 2015
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