Play directory : Flare Path

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The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Terrence Rattigan
  • Overview
    Flare Path is a play by Terence Rattigan, written in 1941 and first staged in 1942.

    Set in a hotel near an RAF Bomber Command airbase during the Second World War, the story involves a love triangle between a pilot, his actress wife and a famous film star. The play is based in part on Rattigan's own wartime experiences.Flare Path was later adapted as the film The Way to the Stars.