What Is the Story of The Winslow Boy?
The Winslow Boy tells the story of a British family at the turn of the 20th century: intimidating father Arthur Winslow; gentle mother Grace; hard-headed daughter Catherine; dimwitted brother Dickie; and young son Ronnie. When Ronnie is expelled from his naval academy after being accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order, Arthur launches a quest to clear the boy’s name. The legal battle isn’t easy, though, and it comes at a great cost to the family, who question how far Arthur is willing to go to prove Ronnie’s innocence—and whether it’s all worth it.
What Is The Winslow Boy Like?
Terence Rattigan's 1947 drama explores what a family is willing to do to preserve its good name.Clocking in at two hours and forty minutes, the play has its share of humor, but at its heart it’s a family drama with explosive moments between loved ones. A stellar cast led by Tony winner Roger Rees brings this classic play back to Broadway in a sumptuously designed production.
Is The Winslow Boy Good for Kids?
The complicated family dynamics of this drama make the production best suited for ages 13 and up.