The Art Of Concealment: The Life of Terrence Rattigan.


The Art Of Concealment: The Life of Terrence Rattigan, written by Giles Cole, is at the Jermyn Street Theatre from 09 Jan - 28 Jan 2012.

Directed by Knight Mantell, designed by Meg Witts, produced by John B Hobbs and GC Productions in Association with Jermyn Street Theatre.

Cast includes Dominic Tighe (young Rattigan), Alistair Findlay(old Rattigan), Daniel Bayle, Judy Buxton, Charlie Hollway, Christopher Morgan, Graham Pountney, Benedict Salter.

1977. Terence Rattigan, once regarded as the golden boy of the West End stage, is 66 years old and dying of leukaemia. As he waits for the curtain to rise on the first night of his last West End play (Cause Célèbre) he is haunted by memories from his earlier life - his schooldays at Harrow, his disagreements with his philandering exdiplomat father, his devotion to his mother, his lovers, his huge success and wealth followed by his spectacular fall from favour, his descent into delusion and paranoia - and, through all this, his relationships with two of his closest friends and the lover of whom they disapproved.

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