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Professor Anderson attends a conference in Prague, but what he really wants to do is attend a football match. Then he meets a former student unexpectedly, and must consider putting his philosophical ideas into practice.

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Hollar
Richard O'Callaghan ...
Chetwyn
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Stone
David de Keyser ...
Captain
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Broadbent
Billy Hamon ...
Crisp
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Victor Langley ...
Chamberlain
Susan Strawson ...
Mrs Hollar
Stefan Ceba ...
Sacha Hollar
Graeme Eton ...
Frenchman
Ivan Jelinek ...
Chairman
Milos Kirek ...
Plain Clothes Policeman
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Three philosophy professors travel to Prague for a conference. One of them, Anderson, is forced to rethink his ideas on ethics when a former student is arrested by the Czech authorities for writing about individualist approaches to morality. Written by Stoppard fan

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21 September 1977 (UK)  »

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The published version of this TV play is dedicated with admiration to Václav Havel. See more »

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Anderson: [on learning that McKendrick lectures at Stoke University] An excellent university, I believe.
McKendrick: [sarcastically] You know perfectly well you wouldn't be seen dead in it.
Anderson: Even if that were true, my being seen dead in a place has never, so far as I know, been thought a condition of its excellence.
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Cold War Drama
30 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

This was a really excellent drama,superbly written by Tom Stoppard. I would love to get this on DVD or video. If any one knows where to buy it please email me If you ever get a chance to watch this - then don't miss out.

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