#Play The Browning Version


Candida Gubbins and Peter Bowles in The Browning Version, at Theatre Royal Bath in 2009.


22. The Browning Version by Terence Rattigan by Terence RattiganTerence Rattigan

Finish date: 18 April 2022
Genre: Play
Rating: A++++

Bad news: At the time of his death in 1977, Terence Rattigan was barely remembered by the theater-going public, yet 30 years earlier he was considered one of Britain’s most important playwrights. Unfortunately his plays have been swept aside.

Good news: Rattigan creates an unforgettable character Mr. Andrew Crocker-Harris, master at a boys boarding school. Ill health is forcing Andrew to retire from teaching.
He shows a measure of resilience and takes life’s disappointments in his stride with good grace and an unassuming humility.

Good news: Again the title of a play or book must be the center of the story. The very moving scene between the student Taplow and Mr. Crocker is unforgettable.
The “Browning version” is…

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