Terence Rattigan

Sir Terence Rattigan was one of the most popular English 20th-century dramatists. His first play, First Episode, was produced in 1934; his best-known later works include After the Dance, Flare Path, The Browning Version and The Deep Blue Sea. Many of his plays have been adapted for film, and are frequently revived. He also served as an RAF tail gunner in WWII.

Terence Rattigan's first play, published for the first time in this edition to mark the centenary of his birth. With...
The third in Terence Rattigan's unofficial trilogy of war plays, published alongside an earlier version of the play,...
The extraordinary story of the relationship between the famous dancer Vaslav Nijinsky and the impresario Sergei Diagh...
A moving story of love and loyalty, courage and fear, based on Terence Rattigan's own experiences as a tail gunner in...
A classic study of forbidden love, suppressed desire and the fear of loneliness – but at heart a deeply moving love s...
Based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury, who, in 1935, went on trial with her eighteen-year-old lover for the murd...
A masterpiece of light comedy from Terence Rattigan, about a group of bright young things attempting to learn French...
Rattigan's brilliant attack on the hedonistic lifestyle of the ‘bright young things’ of the 1920s and 30s.
Written in the early fifties when Rattigan was at the height of his powers, The Deep Blue Sea is a powerful...
Two linked one-act plays set in a run-down residential hotel in Bournemouth.
An almost unbearably moving story of veiled emotions running deep, based on the true life situation of Rex Harrison's...
Rattigan's 1946 play based on the real-life court case of a young naval cadet unjustly accused of stealing a five-shi...
Rattigan's well-loved play about an unpopular schoolmaster who snatches a last shred of dignity from the collapse of...
Obsessed with a girl called Sylvia, whom he kissed just once at a garden party when he was 17, Mark makes a habit of...
Terence Rattigan's Duologue is a short monologue play for a female actor in which a woman reminisces movingl...