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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (157 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Terence Rattigan Narrator: Michael Aldridge, Pauline Letts, Sarah Badel, Michael Maloney Publisher: AudioGO Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2011 ISBN:
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A BBC Radio 4 production of Terence Rattigan's famous play about an innocent boy unjustly accused 'It is easy to do justice - very hard to do right.' When he is accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order, fourteen-year-old Ronnie Winslow is expelled from naval college. But his father believes his claim of innocence and, determined to clear his name, engages the most famous barrister in England to fight his case. It is up to Sir Robert Morton to take on the Establishment in order to 'let right be done'...Adapted as a famous British film starring Robert Donat, 'The Winslow Boy' is a moving story about fairness and fighting for a principle. This gripping BBC Radio adaptation from 1981 features a distinguished cast including Michael Aldridge, Pauline Letts, Sarah Badel and Michael Maloney.

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Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Evangeline | 11/30/2013

    " Was it just my imagination or did my Standard Grade English teacher really pick this drama about a stolen five-shilling postal order over Shakespeare?? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gloria | 4/15/2013

    " So similar, and yet different, from the movie. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Adam | 4/13/2013

    " Interesting pre WW1 drama about a boy accused of stealing a postal order and his fathers campaign for justice. Compelling story but could have made more of the supporting characters side stories and the knock onn effect of the case other than the father and son :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Victoria Sethunya | 1/20/2013

    " I was about 13 when I read The Winslow Boy. Ever since then the courthouse is a dreadful place, and I believe it was from the fear that I developed as I went through various motions with the young Winslow. Great read for all ages. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Paul Servini | 11/7/2012

    " First went to see this play when I was a youngster and loved it. Been a favourite ever since. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Woeibe | 10/25/2012

    " An F9 for my Literature papers. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andrea Palmer | 3/24/2012

    " I've wanted to read this since, oh, at least 2004 when I read an excerpt from this somewhere. It was delightful, well worth the wait, and makes me want to run out and devour all of Rattigan's oeuvre at once! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gina | 10/29/2011

    " I liked the spirit of this Family. I loved the fact that his parents and sister believed him enough to fight for him. Great true story! "

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About the Author

Terence Rattigan (1911–1977) was a twentieth century English dramatist. Born in London, the son of a career diplomat, Rattigan was of upper-class Irish descent, with renowned scholars and intellects on both sides of his family. Drawn to plays and the theater form from an early age, Rattigan rose to fame at age 25 with his play, French Without Tears. Rattigan was most successful during the decade following World War II and is most known for such works as The Winslow Boy, The Browning Version, The Deep Blue Sea, and Separate Tables, among many others.