Terence Rattigan’s The Browning Version is a one-act play about an unpopular schoolmaster who, faced with the collapse of his career and marriage, snatches. The Browning Version – A Play in One Act has ratings and 22 reviews. Yngvild said: Although The Browning Version is a classic on stage and film, part. Retiring teacher Andrew Crocker-Harris is also on the verge of divorce.

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The Browning Version is a play by Terence Rattiganseen by many as his best work, and first performed on 8 September at the Phoenix TheatreLondon. Andrew Crocker-Harris is a classics teacher at an English boys’ school. After eighteen years of teaching there, today is his last day tsrence moving on to a position at another school.

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The students speculate on why he is leaving, but do not much care since despite being academically brilliant, he is generally despised as being strict, stern and humourless. They have nicknamed him “The Crock”. Even the school administrators treat him brownin regardless of his long tenure. Millie Crocker-Harris, his wife, is younger and vivacious and quite different from her husband.

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The Browning Version ( film) – Wikipedia

She no longer loves him but rather loves Frank Hunter, another teacher, yet despite having an affair with him she knows he is not in love with her. The gift brings about a series of actions which make Crocker-Harris reflect on his past, contemplate his future, and evaluate how he is going to finish his tenure at the school. The play was subsequently made into two film versions, and at least four television adaptations.

The film versionstarring Michael Redgrave as Crocker-Harris, won two awards at the Cannes Film Festivalone for Rattigan’s screenplaythe other for Redgrave’s performance. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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