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Sir Terence Mervyn. 1911--77, English playwright. His plays include The Winslow Boy (1946), Separate Tables (1954), and Ross (1960)
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A Miley Cyrus B Katy Perry C Ellie Goulding D Lily Allen QUESTION 14 - for 14 points: What was supposedly stolen by 'The Winslow Boy' in Terence Rattigan's play of that name?
Playwright Terence Rattigan was one of the lucky ones who survived, and he drew on his experiences as a tail end Charlie in Coastal Command when he penned Flare Path (named after the runway lights) in 1941.
Eliot, Terence Rattigan, John Osborne and Arnold Wesker (written about by Sarah Bay-Cheng, David Pattie, Luc Gilleman and John Bull).
Terence Davies handles Terence Rattigan's 1952 play with care.
Terence Rattigan based his 1946 drama on the actual experience of an upper-middle-class family whose legal defense of a son's honor became a cause celebre when its brief against the English political establishment was debated in London's High Court.
The Old Bailey trial was a huge, huge sensation in 1935, and Terence Rattigan wrote a play about it [Cause Celebre] that was revived recently in London."
Based on the 1952 play by Terence Rattigan, the film tells the story of Hester Collyer (Weisz), a woman in a passionless marriage (Weisz) who has an affair with a Royal Air Force pilot (Tom Hiddleson).
This film adaptation of a 1952 play by Terence Rattigan, directed by Terence Davies, has Rachel Weisz shining in a melancholy story of a woman who risks everything for the man she loves.
PLAYWRIGHT Terence Rattigan was pushed aside by the rush to embrace kitchen sink dramatists Pinter and Osborne but now, a century since his birth, it's time for his plays to be given a fresh hearing, argues actor James Wilby.
Welcome to Terence Davies' bleak tale of a Fifties housewife caught between passion and duty, based on a play by Terence Rattigan. It's as bleak as it sounds but nails the unhappiness of impossible love as expertly as a novel by Patrick Hamilton.
Bernie Madoff never met Ivar Kreuger, the wealthy Swedish financier, industrialist, and con man upon whom Terence Rattigan's slender melodrama, Man and Boy, is based.
We should follow the example of Terence Rattigan, one of the finest playwrights this country has ever produced.