A failed teacher finds redemption -- a review of The Browning Version by Terrence Rattigan

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The Browning Version, a play by Terrence Rattigan, is currently being revived in the West End, paired with a rather non-descript David Hare play, South Downs. This old warhorse remains one of the best plays about teaching, despite its age.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O5B690qmJU&safe=active

This the moving part in the play when Crocker Harris receives a gift (as I explain in my review):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mi0FuIgVshU&safe=active

The final speech in the filmed version but not the play is very powerful.

The complete play can be watched here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l85CIHt_A3U&safe=active
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