Christopher James HAMPTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-01-26
Education Lancing, New Coll Oxford (MA)
Publications Publications Hampton on Hampton (ed by Alistair Owen, 2005)
Recreations travel, cinema
Clubs Dramatists'
Style Christopher Hampton, Esq, CBE, FRSL
Career res dramatist Royal Court Theatre 1968-70, freelance writer 1970-; FRSL; Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France) 1997; Plays When Did You Last See My Mother? 1966, Total Eclipse 1968, The Philanthropist 1970 (Evening Standard Best Comedy Award, Plays and Players London Theatre Critics Best Play), Savages 1973 (Plays and Players London Theatre Critics Best Play, Los Angeles Drama Critics' Circle Award for Distinguished Playwriting 1974), Treats 1976, The Portage to San Cristobal of A H (from George Steiner) 1982, Tales from Hollywood 1982 (Standard Best Comedy Award 1983), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (from Laclos) 1985 (Plays and Players London Theatre Critics Best Play, Standard Best Play Award 1986, NY Drama Critics' Circle Best Foreign Play Award 1987, Laurence Olivier Award 1986), White Chameleon 1991, Sunset Boulevard (book and lyrics) 1993 (Tony Awards for book and lyrics 1995), Alice's Adventures Under Ground 1994, The Talking Cure 2002, Dracula (book and lyrics) 2004, Waiting for the Barbarians (opera libretto) 2005, Embers 2006, Appomattox (opera libretto) 2007, Appomattox 2012; Television Able's Will BBC 1977, The History Man (from Malcolm Bradbury) BBC 1981, The Price of Tea 1984, Hotel du Lac (From Anita Brookner) BBC 1986 (BAFTA Best TV Film Award 1987), The Ginger Tree (from Oswald Wynd) BBC 1989; Film A Dolls House 1973, Tales From the Vienna Woods 1979 (Screen International Award 1980), The Honorary Consul 1983, The Good Father 1986 (Prix Italia 1988), Wolf at the Door 1986, Dangerous Liaisons 1988 (Writers Guild of America Award, BAFTA Award, Academy Award), Carrington (also dir) 1995 (Special Jury Award Cannes Film Festival 1995), Total Eclipse 1995, Mary Reilly 1996, The Secret Agent (also dir) 1996, The Quiet American 2002, Imagining Argentina 2003 (also dir), Atonement 2007, Chéri 2009, A Dangerous Method 2011; Translations Marya (by Isaac Babel) 1967, Uncle Vanya (by Chekhov) 1970, Hedda Gabler (by Ibsen) 1970, A Doll's House (by Ibsen) 1971, Don Juan (by Molière) 1972, Tales from the Vienna Woods (by Horváth) 1977, Don Juan Comes Back from the War (by Horváth) 1978, Ghosts (by Ibsen) 1978, The Wild Duck (by Ibsen) 1979, The Prague Trial (by Chéreau and Mnouchkine) 1980, Tartuffe (by Molière) 1983, Faith, Hope and Charity (by Horváth) 1989, Art (by Yasmina Reza) 1996 (Scott Moncrieff Prize 1997), An Enemy of the People (by Ibsen) 1997, The Unexpected Man (by Yasmina Reza) 1998, Conversations After a Burial (by Yasmina Reza) 2000, Life x 3 (by Yasmina Reza) 2000, Three Sisters (by Chekhov) 2003, The Seagull (by Chekhov) 2007, God of Carnage (by Yasmina Reza) 2008, Judgment Day (by Horváth) 2009
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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