The Dog It Was That Died is a radio play by Tom Stoppard. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 09 December 1982, and won a Giles Cooper Award that same year[1]


A disillusioned spy becomes confused about who he is really working for.


Directed by John Tydeman

Critical ReceptionEdit


  1. Best Radio Plays of 1982 Methuen/BBC 1983


The play is now available on the BBC CD Tom Stoppard Radio Plays.

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