Cause Celebre

Cause Celebre

by Terence Rattigan
     
 

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Based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury, who, in 1935, went on trial with her eighteen-year-old lover for the murder of her husband. Terence Rattigan pits Alma against a formidable lady juror, whose own life offers a plangent counterpoint to the central tale of love, betrayal, guilt, and obsession.

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Based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury, who, in 1935, went on trial with her eighteen-year-old lover for the murder of her husband. Terence Rattigan pits Alma against a formidable lady juror, whose own life offers a plangent counterpoint to the central tale of love, betrayal, guilt, and obsession.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854592071
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
02/28/2012
Edition description:
New
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

TERENCE RATTIGAN (1911-1977) hit the jackpot at the age of 25 with French Without Tears and followed this success with, among others, After the Dance, The Browning Version, The Deep Blue Sea, Separate Tables and The Winslow Boy. Most of Rattigan’s plays have been re-published in handsome uniform editions by Nick Hern Books, with life sales of several thousand to date.

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