The Browning Version

by  Terence Rattigan

Short Play, Drama  /  5m, 2f

"A masterpiece" New York Journal American

Ill health is forcing Andrew to retire from teaching. His wife despises him for his failures and finds consolation with Frank, a younger teacher. She openly taunts Andrew while Frank watches with disgust and shame. The wife knows she has lost Frank- but even more bitter is the realization he's now Andrew's fast friend.

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The Browning Version

by  Terence Rattigan

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    5m, 2f
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Ill health is forcing Andrew to retire from teaching. His wife despises him for his failures and finds consolation with Frank, a younger teacher. She openly taunts Andrew while Frank watches with disgust and shame. The wife knows she has lost Frank- but even more bitter is the realization he's now Andrew's fast friend.
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"A masterpiece." - New York Journal American

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Terence Rattigan

(1911–1977) Born in London on the 10th June 1911, Terence Rattigan was educated at Harrow (Scholar) from 1925 to 1930 and Trinity College, Oxford (History Scholarship) BA to 1933. He served as a flight Lieutenant in the Central Command, RAF from 1940 to 1945. In 1934 he had become a full-time playwright. His many su ...

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