Nov 12, Anthony Shaffer, the British playwright whose jokey but chilling thriller ”Sleuth” ran for more than 2, performances in London’s West End and. Anthony Shaffer, the playwright who won a Tony Award for his delicious theatrical thriller, Sleuth, died of a heart attack in London Nov. 6. Oct 2, Anthony Shaffer’s meta-thriller is not so much an “ultimate game of cat-and- mouse” as an old mog prodding at its toy before settling down for a.

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The dialogue, in Urdu, and the scenario are adapted in numerous ways for both Pakistani and Islamic culture. Loved the movie, so wanted to read the play. See what critics thought were the best shows of this past year annthony and off Broadway. It I don’t know. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Retrieved from ” https: Discussions with producers were under way when Mr.

With his brother, he also wrote mystery novels. However, something was missing for me. Live Give a Sneak Peek of the Show. This was so intense Especially the penis jokes! Shafffer 17, Erik rated it it was ok. Aug 03, Susan rated it really liked shaffwr Recommends it for: InShaffer adapted his play for film, directed by Joseph L.


Another film adaptation was released in with a screenplay by Harold Pinter.

Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer

We soon learn that Milo’s affair with his wife is the subject under discussion, Andrew claiming he anthonj happy to be rid of her, and suggesting Milo and he stage a jewellery robbery so the lovers can live comfortably while he, Andrew, benefits from the insurance money.

The most famous adaptation is the film with Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine. Want to Read saving….

Robyn rated it really liked it Jul 09, Sleuth filmSleuth filmand Tamanna film. You can clearly see his Hatred for Milo-a gentlemen with good morals-for stealing away his wife. Another great twisty turny plot.

Things mostly do, you know. Shaffer said the play was partially inspired by one of his friends, composer Stephen Sondheimwhose intense interest in game-playing is mirrored by the character of Wyke.

Meghan rated it it was amazing Sep 18, Views Read Edit View history. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It was too short or there weren’t enough layers or something; I’m not sure what, it just felt incomplete to me and I was disappointed. Richard Blagrave rated it really liked it Mar 03, In either case, this Shaffer is definitely equal to his relative Peter Shaffer.


Oct 02, Brian McCann rated it it was amazing. The bio-musical about the life of the late disco icon closes after performances. Shaffer was born in Liverpool in and was educated at St.

I, of course, pictured Michael Caine playing his part perfectly. Probably one of my favorite plays I’ve ever read. The Wicker Man Sleuth Shaffer’s wife and his representatives about the future of the project.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Jan 21, Kiersten rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s interesting to see the little things he changed. How Doth the Little Crocodile?

Sleuth review – few thrills to be had in Shaffer’s outdated mystery

He was being a bit flip, as Pirandello often shafer, but the art of storytelling cannot be successfully done unless it has elements of concealment. I had forgotten the movie was based on a play. Apr 01, Tristan Wolf rated it it was amazing Shelves: