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The Deep Blue Sea

Written by

Terence Rattigan

~playauthor~Written by~ Terence Rattigan

Nick Hern Books, 1999

The Rattigan Collection

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Terence Rattigan's play The Deep Blue Sea is a portrait of a woman caught between forbidden love and the fear of loneliness, or the devil and the deep blue sea. It is now considered one of Rattigan's greatest triumphs. The play was first...

Cause Célèbre

Written by

Terence Rattigan

~playauthor~Written by~ Terence Rattigan

Nick Hern Books, 2011

The Rattigan Collection

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (21), Female (5), Male (16), Unassigned (0)

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...Terence Rattigan's Cause Célèbre is a drama based on the real-life story of Alma Rattenbury, who in 1935 went on trial with her eighteen-year-old lover for the murder of her husband. Rattigan originally wrote the play for radio, broadcast...

French Without Tears

Written by

Terence Rattigan

~playauthor~Written by~ Terence Rattigan

Nick Hern Books, 1995

The Rattigan Collection

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (10), Female (3), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...The play that forged Terence Rattigan’s reputation as a playwright, French Without Tears was an enormous – and unexpected – success on its premiere at the Criterion Theatre, London, where it was first performed on 6 November 1936. It ran...

Love in Idleness

Written by

Terence Rattigan

~playauthor~Written by~ Terence Rattigan

Nick Hern Books, 2011

The Rattigan Collection

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (9), Female (6), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Terence Rattigan's Love in Idleness is the third in an unofficial trilogy of war plays, following Flare Path (1942) and While the Sun Shines (1943). It is a play that explores the conflict between the values of pre-war Britain, and those...

The Winslow Boy

Written by

Terence Rattigan

~playauthor~Written by~ Terence Rattigan

Nick Hern Books, 1994

The Rattigan Collection

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (11), Female (4), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...Terence Rattigan's The Winslow Boy is a drama based on the real-life court case of a young naval cadet unjustly accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order. It was first produced (after a brief pre-London tour) at the Lyric Theatre...

Separate Tables

Written by

Terence Rattigan

~playauthor~Written by~ Terence Rattigan

Nick Hern Books, 1999

The Rattigan Collection

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 5, Roles: Total (22), Female (16), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Terence Rattigan's Separate Tables comprises two linked one-act plays set in the same small residential hotel on the south coast of England. The play examines social attitudes towards lifestyles and behaviour deemed morally reprehensible...

Who is Sylvia?

Written by

Terence Rattigan

~playauthor~Written by~ Terence Rattigan

Nick Hern Books, 2011

The Rattigan Collection

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (13), Female (7), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Terence Rattigan's Who is Sylvia? is a drama about a married man who is drawn to women who resemble a childhood sweetheart. One of his lesser-known plays, it also one of his most personal, with its main character apparently inspired...
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...For learning resources, visit this page. Age recommendation: 14+ (contains references to suicide) Recorded through National Theatre Live on 1st September, 2016. A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952. When Hester Collyer is found...

The Browning Version

Written by

Terence Rattigan

~playauthor~Written by~ Terence Rattigan

Nick Hern Books, 1994

The Rattigan Collection

Playtext

Roles: Total (7), Female (2), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Terence Rattigan's The Browning Version is a one-act play about an unpopular schoolmaster who, faced with the collapse of his career and marriage, snatches a last shred of dignity when he receives an unexpected gift from a pupil...
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...In Terence Rattigan’s classic drama, an aging schoolmaster at an English secondary school faces the harsh judgments of his students, his fellow teachers, and his vicious and spiteful wife. But can a lone act of kindness from a sympathetic...