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What inspired Christopher Hampton to adapt Laclos’ Les Liaisons dangereuses for stage and screen?


Catriona Seth

Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature, in conversation with

Christopher Hampton

Photo: Jill Furmanovsky
Oxford graduate and playwright, whose award-winning stage and screen adaptations of Les Liaisons dangereuses have introduced Laclos’ novel to new audiences around the world.

Find out more about the Donmar Warehouse’s recent production of Christopher Hampton’s
Les Liaisons dangereuses (London, 2015 and New York, 2016) by exploring the Donmar’s
behind the scenes guide.