Cause Célèbre, Terence Rattigan’s final play directed by Thea Sharrock and starring Niamh Cusack and Anne-Marie Duff, will end its scheduled run at The Old Vic on Saturday 11 June 2011. Crowning masterpiece of the Rat…
To celebrate the centenary of Terence Rattigan’s birth, Thea Sharrock directs Anne-Marie Duff in his final pay. Based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury, Cause Célèbre is a tale of love, betrayal, loyalty and obsession.
Terence Rattigan is one of England’s greatest playwrights. His many plays include After the Dance, Flare Path, The Winslow Boy, The Browning Version, The Deep Blue Sea, Man and Boy and Cause Célèbre.
Anne-Marie Duff won an Evening Standard Theatre Award, a South Bank Show Award and The Critic’s Circle Award for Saint Joan (National). Her recent TV and film work includes Shameless (Channel 4), Elizabeth – The Virgin Queen, Nowhere Boy and Margot.
Thea Sharrock’s recent directorial credits include the acclaimed production of Rattigan’s After the Dance (National), The Misanthrope (Comedy), As You Like It (Globe) and Equus (Gielgud and Broadway).
Anne-Marie Duff is electrifying
Crowning masterpiece if the Rattigan centenary
Dial M for marvellous… A murder story, a morality play and a blazing satire: Rattigan’s last play is a triumph
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