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Anthony Horowitz’s Diary: Dinner with Saddam, anyone?

I’ve written a comedy about Iraq. Theatre producers please form an orderly queue

19 July 2014

9:00 AM

19 July 2014

9:00 AM

I have written a play, but a month after it was sent to half a dozen theatres, I have heard nothing. Either they’re being slow or they’re so shocked that they cannot bring themselves to respond. The play is called Dinner With Saddam and takes place in Baghdad on the evening of the Allied bombardment.

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Anthony Horowitz is a novelist and screenwriter. He is author of the Alex Rider series and has written a new Sherlock Holmes novel, Moriarty, which will be out in October.

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