The Deep Blue Sea (film tie-in edition)

Cast: 3f 5m

Staging: Single interior (sitting room of a flat)

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 120 pages ISBN: 9781848422346Publication Date:
27 Oct 2011
Size: 197mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Duchess Theatre, London, 1952

The Deep Blue Sea (film tie-in edition)

By Terence Rattigan

Paperback £9.99£7.99

A classic study of forbidden love, suppressed desire and the fear of loneliness – but at heart a deeply moving love story. This special edition was published alongside the release of the 2011 feature film, adapted and directed by Terence Davies.

Hester Collyer leads a privileged life in 1950s London as the beautiful wife of high court judge Sir William Collyer. To the shock of those around her, she walks out on her marriage to move in with young ex-RAF pilot, Freddie Page, with whom she has fallen passionately in love.

Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, what – or whom – should Hester choose?

Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea was first performed at the Duchess Theatre in the West End in March 1952.

This edition includes a new introduction by Sean O'Connor, the film's producer, about how Terence Davies adapted the play for the screen. 

'Few dramatists have written with more understanding of the human heart' Michael Billington

Cast: 3f 5m

Staging:Single interior (sitting room of a flat)

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 120 pages ISBN: 9781848422346Publication Date:
27 Oct 2011
Size: 197mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Terence Rattigan:

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

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