Hermione Lee is the award-winning biographer of Virginia Woolf and Philip Roth. Tom Stoppard: A Life (published by Faber) is her new book on the life of the famous playwright - she talks to RTÉ Arena above.

Amongst his works are the plays, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Arcadia, The Real Thing, Travesties and The Invention of Love, and the Oscar-winning screenplays for the film Shakespeare in Love.

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