Next season, a revival of ‘The Winslow Boy’ will be opening at the Roundabout American Airlines Theatre in New York. It will be starring Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Roger Rees and joins two other productions from the Roundabout Theatre Company: Donald Margulies’ ”Dinner With Friends” and Tom Stoppard’s “The Real Thing”.
‘The Winslow Boy’ is about father who sets out to prove his son’s innocence when he’s accused of theft. Lindsay Pointer, who directed the production at the Old Vic in London will also be returning.
Visit the Roundabout Theatre Company’s website by clicking here.
On 3rd November 2011 Scott McConnell interviewed John Gay, a screenwriter based in LA who co-adapted Sir Terence Rattigan’s classic play Separate Tables. We are fortunate to have permission to share this fascinating interview with you.
The 1958 Film adaptation of Separate Tables staring Rita Hayworth is being screened by BFI as part of their Rita Hayworth season, click here for more details.
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The Terence Rattigan Society
President: Princess George Galitzine MBE
Vice Presidents: Michael Darlow. Greta Scacchi. David Suchet, CBE. Geoffrey Wansell.
Chairman: Barbara Longford
The Terence Rattigan Society was founded in Sir Terence Rattigan’s centenary year, 2011, to celebrate, enjoy and study the work and life of one of the Twentieth Century’s greatest playwrights. A prolific and successful author of plays and film scripts, Terence Rattigan’s most celebrated works include ‘French Without Tears’, ‘The Winslow Boy’, ‘The Browning Version’, ‘The Deep Blue Sea’, and ‘Separate Tables’.
BENEFITS of membership include:
A regular printed copy of the dedicated magazine, with articles by leading playwrights, biographers and critics, as well as theatre listings and news and views.
Visits to the leading drama schools for Rattigan productions, by talented young students.
Masterclasses for students both young and mature, arranged in cooperation with the drama schools.
Theatre visits at discount prices, with optional suppers and an opportunity to meet like-minded people. Discussions with cast members and directors.
Opportunities to visit Rattigan’s home at Albany and his birthplace in Cornwall Gardens.
Events at The Garrick Club, courtesy of its historian, Geoffrey Wansell.
Opportunities to attend events at Rattigan’s former school, Harrow and to explore their Rattigan archive.
Opportunities to visit RAF sites with a Rattigan resonance, with film screenings and supper.
Walking tours of areas where Rattigan lived and worked.
The Society was founded in 2011 with the support and approval of The Sir Terence Rattigan Charitable Trust and also of his biographers, Michael Darlow and Geoffrey Wansell.