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The Winslow Boy

The new production of Terence Rattigan’s 1946 hit play THE WINSLOW BOY that is touring the UK is a vivid reminder of just what a good playwright Ratti...
French Without Tears Orange Tree Theatre
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French Without Tears

There is a lot of Rattigan about in London recently, and rightly so. Few of his fifteen or so plays are without value, several are still hardly known,...
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The Deep Blue Sea

Helen McCrory and Carrie Cracknell, who worked together on The National Theatre’s Medea, reunite for The Deep Blue Sea, a play with none of Medea’s wi...
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Flare Path

I was very keen to catch up with this play, which is now touring extensively in a solidly cast and directed production. It has become a work of some h...
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Flare Path

As Rattigan was to write six years later at the end of The Browning Version, “occasionally an anti-climax can be surprisingly effective”. The genius o...
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First Episode

First Episode explores the changing attitudes of sexuality through a brilliant depiction of lust and infatuation in the play. It follows the lives ...