An English Tragedy

Author(s): Ronald Harwood
The true story of a family in turmoil in post-war Britain. English traitor, John Amery, was arrested in Italy in 1945 and brought back to London for trial. He was charged with high treason for making propaganda broadcasts for Nazi Germany. The fact that John Amery was the son of senior politician, Leo Amery, who served in Winston Churchill's cabinet during the war, made the crime all the more controversial.
Format: Drama
Notes:

Sir Ronald Harwood is an Academy Award winning playwright and screenwriter. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, he moved to London in 1951 and among many other accolades was awarded a CBE (Order of the British Empire) in 1999.

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
Watford Palace Theatre, 2008
Nationality of Author: South African
Original Language: English
Publisher:

Faber & Faber

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