Look back in anger

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1982, c1957.
Jimmy Porter plays trumpet badly. He browbeats his flatmate, terrorizes his wife, and is not above sleeping with her best friend-who loathes Jimmy almost as much as he loathes himself. Yet this working-class Hamlet, the original Angry Young Man, is one of the most mesmerizing characters ever to burst onto a stage, a malevolently vital, volcanically articulate internal exile in the dreary, dreaming Siberia of postwar England. First produced in 1956, Look Back in Anger launched a revolution in the English theater. Savagely, sadly, and always impolitely, it compels readers and audiences to acknowledge the hidden currents of rottenness and rage in what used to be called "the good life." Book jacket.
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display_description Jimmy Porter barely ekes out a living running a candy stall by day and playing jazz trumpet by night. Although he usually takes his frustrations out on his emotionless wife, Jimmy's scathing tongue and self-loathing seems destined to destroy everything. Set in the UK at the dawn of the 60's social unrest, this savage morality tale spawned the phrase "angry young man." This recording also includes an interview with Dan Rebellato, author of "1956 and All That: The Making of Modern British Drama". An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Steven Brand as Cliff; Moira Quirk as Alison; Simon Templeman as Jimmy; James Warwick as Colonel Redhorn; Joanne Whalley as Helena.
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title Look back in anger
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