The Winslow Boy (Nick Hern Books)

The Winslow Boy (Nick Hern Books)

The Winslow Boy (Nick Hern Books)

by: Terence Rattigan

by: Terence Rattigan

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The Winslow Boy (Nick Hern Books)

The Winslow Boy (Nick Hern Books)

by: Terence Rattigan

by: Terence Rattigan

Overview

Based on the real-life court case of a young naval cadet unjustly accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order and first staged in 1946, The Winslow Boy has been revived many times since. Ronnie Winslow is expelled from naval college, having been accused of petty theft. Enraged, his father Arthur engages a lawyer to challenge the Admiralty to prove the charges in court - but public opinion is very much against the Winslows, and each member of the family is suffering...This edition includes an authoritative introduction by Dan Rebellato, a biographical sketch and a chronology.

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Authors

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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