Ross

Cast: 22m

Staging: various interior and exterior settings

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Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848425781Publication Date:
9 Jun 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780017747Publication Date:
9 Jun 2016
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First Staged:
Theatre Royal, Haymarket, 1960

Ross

By Terence Rattigan

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Terence Rattigan's epic and probing drama about the man immortalised as Lawrence of Arabia.

Arrogant, flippant, withdrawn and with a talent for self-concealment, the mysterious Aircraftman Ross seems an odd recruit for the Royal Air Force. In fact the truth is even stranger than the man himself.

Behind the false name is an enigma, a man named Lawrence who started as a civilian in the Map Office in 1914 and went on to mastermind some of the most audacious military victories in the history of the British Army. These victories earned him an enduring and romantic nom de guerre: Lawrence of Arabia.

Rattigan's 1960 play reveals the unusual and deeply conflicted Englishman behind the heroic legend. This edition, with an Introduction by Dan Rebellato, was published alongside the revival at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 2016, directed by Adrian Noble and starring Joseph Fiennes as Ross.

‘Lawrence doesn’t exist any more. If you kill Aircraftman Ross you kill me.’

Press Quotes

'A brilliant story… I cannot see how anyone could fail to be moved'

The Times

'Serves as an unsentimental precis of [T.E. Lawrence's] derring-do, acts as a timely reminder of the difficulties and possibilities of Anglo-Arab understanding, and explores with unflinching insight the demons that drove Lawrence (not to mention the curse of celebrity)… essential viewing'

Telegraph

'Fascinating'

The Stage

'Reveals Rattigan's unparalleled ability to suggest suppressed emotion'

WhatsOnStage

Cast: 22m

Staging:various interior and exterior settings

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848425781Publication Date:
9 Jun 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780017747Publication Date:
9 Jun 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Terence Rattigan:

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

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