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.

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In Praise of Love

An almost unbearably moving story of veiled emotions running deep, based on the true life situation of Rex Harrison's wife, Kay Kendall, and her early death from cancer.

Love in Idleness/Less Than Kind

The third in Terence Rattigan's unofficial trilogy of war plays, published alongside an earlier version of the play, Less Than Kind, never staged during Rattigan's lifetime.

Rattigan's Nijinsky

The extraordinary story of the relationship between the famous dancer Vaslav Nijinsky and the impresario Sergei Diaghilev, drawing on an unproduced screenplay by Terence Rattigan.

Ross

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

Separate Tables

Two linked one-act plays set in a run-down residential hotel in Bournemouth.

Who is Sylvia?

Rattigan's play about obsessive love, a bittersweet portayal of his father - and maybe of his own frustrated love life.

Published in volume Who is Sylvia? and Duologue

    Who is Sylvia? and Duologue

    Two plays from one of the leading dramatists of the 20th century.

    The Winslow Boy

    Rattigan's 1946 play based on the real-life court case of a young naval cadet unjustly accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order.

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