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Cause Célèbre
Paperback, 152 pages ISBN: 9781854592071Publication Date:
17 Mar 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 152 pages ISBN: 9781780013534Publication Date:
2 Jun 2016
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Her Majesty's Theatre, London, 1977

Cause Célèbre

By Terence Rattigan

Paperback £10.99£8.79

Ebook £10.99£8.79

Based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury, who, in 1935, went on trial with her eighteen-year-old lover for the murder of her husband. In the play, Terence Rattigan pits Alma against a formidable lady juror, whose own life offers a plangent counterpoint to the central tale of love, betrayal, guilt and obsession.

Published in this edition alongside a major revival of the play at The Old Vic, London, Cause Célèbre was Rattigan's last play and was still running in the West End at the time of his death in 1977.

It comes, like the other volumes in NHB's uniform edition of Rattigan's plays, with an authoritative introduction by Rattigan scholar Dan Rebellato.

‘Few dramatists of this century have written with more understanding of the human heart than Terence Rattigan’ Michael Billington

Visit the official Rattigan website here.

Paperback,152 pages ISBN: 9781854592071Publication Date:
17 Mar 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,152 pages ISBN: 9781780013534Publication Date:
2 Jun 2016
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Terence Rattigan:

Who is Sylvia? and Duologue
Rattigan's Nijinsky
After the Dance
The Browning Version
All On Her Own
Love in Idleness/Less Than Kind
The Deep Blue Sea
The Winslow Boy
French Without Tears
First Episode
In Praise of Love
French Without Tears
Harlequinade & All On Her Own
Flare Path
Who is Sylvia?
Separate Tables

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