An almost unbearably moving story of veiled emotions running deep, In Praise of Love is based on the true life situation of Rex Harrison’s wife, Kay Kendall, and her early death from cancer.
Lydia is shielding her husband, Sebastian, from the knowledge that she is dying from leukaemia. But Sebastian does know and is seeking to spare her. She dies without either of them openly acknowledging their true feelings…
This edition includes an authoritative introduction, biographical sketch and chronology.
‘Few dramatists of this century have written with more understanding of the human heart than Terence Rattigan’ Michael Billington