Cause Célèbre

Cast: 6f 15m

Staging: Various interior sets

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Paperback, 152 pages ISBN: 9781854592071Publication Date:
17 Mar 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 152 pages ISBN: 9781780013534Publication Date:
2 Jun 2016
£10.99 £8.80You save £2.19 (20%)
First Staged:
Her Majesty's Theatre, London, 1977

Cause Célèbre

By Terence Rattigan

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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.

Cast: 6f 15m

Staging:Various interior sets

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 152 pages ISBN: 9781854592071Publication Date:
17 Mar 2011
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 152 pages ISBN: 9781780013534Publication Date:
2 Jun 2016
£10.99 £8.80You save £2.19 (20%)

Also by Terence Rattigan:

Harlequinade
After the Dance
Duologue
First Episode
Ross
Who is Sylvia?
The Deep Blue Sea
Separate Tables
French Without Tears (2015 edition)
Rattigan's Nijinsky
Who is Sylvia? and Duologue
All On Her Own
The Winslow Boy
Flare Path
In Praise of Love
Harlequinade & All On Her Own
The Browning Version
The Deep Blue Sea (film tie-in edition)
The Deep Blue Sea (2016 edition)
French Without Tears
Love in Idleness/Less Than Kind

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