The Winslow Boy

Play - Original

Empire Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 29, 1947
  • Closing Date: May 1, 1948
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 214

Playwright: Terence Rattigan


In Terence Rattigan's play, based on a real-life incident, an English father fights to clear his son's name after he is expelled from boarding school, accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order.


Opening Night Cast

Frank Allenby Sir Robert Morton
George Benson Desmond Curry
Madge Compton Grace Winslow
Dorothy Hamilton Miss Barnes
Owen Holder Dickie Winslow
Michael Kingsley John Wetherstone
Leonard Michell Fred
Michael Newell Ronnie Winslow
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Terence Rattigan Writer
  Glen Byam Shaw Director
  Michael Weight Scenic Design
  Atlantis Productions Producer
  The Theatre Guild Producer
  H.M. Tennent, Ltd. Producer
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1948 Best Foreign Play Terence Rattigan Winner
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