Jumpers

N.p. N.p., Circa 1972. Vintage script for the 1972 play. SIGNED by playwright Tom Stoppard on the title page. Copy belonging to an unknown actor, with their holograph pencil annotation marking the role of the secretary on the cast page. Stamp of Dutch theatre agency SEBA to the title page and cast list. Laid in with the script is a stationery card signed by Stoppard's longtime assistant, Jackie Matthews.

A literate, pitch-black satire, set in an alternate Britain where immoral, so-called "radical liberals" have taken over the government after a successful moon landing. The play was first performed in London, at the Old Vic Theatre by the National Theatre Company, opening on February 2, 1972.

Black untitled wrappers with a die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, undated. 73 leaves, with last page of text numbered VI. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with three silver brads.


[Book #154480]