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Rattigan, Sir Terence Mervyn

Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan, 1911–77, British dramatist. One of England's most popular and commercially successful contemporary playwrights, he was the master of the tightly crafted "problem play." He was knighted in 1971. Among his plays are O Mistress Mine (1945), The Winslow Boy (1947), The Browning Version (1948), Separate Tables (1954), Ross (1960), A Bequest to the Nation (1970), and In Praise of Love (1973).

See study by B. A. Young (1988).

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Rattigan, Sir Terence Mervyn

Rattigan, Sir Terence Mervyn (1911–77) English dramatist. He first attracted attention with the comedy French Without Tears (1936). His most popular plays include The Winslow Boy (1946), The Browning Version (1948), Separate Tables (1954), Ross (1960), and In Praise of Love (1973). He also wrote the screenplay for the musical Goodbye Mr Chips (1968).

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