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To sir, with love

To sir, with love

Khan-Din, Ayub, author; Braithwaite, E. R. (Edward Ricardo)

Ricky Braithwaite, a Cambridge graduate, arrives in London and soon learns what it is to be black in post-war England. As a teacher in a 'failing' East End school, he must find a way into the hearts and minds of his unruly class to motivate and inspire the disillusioned and challenging teenagers. Teacher and pupils embark on a difficult journey as Ricky learns humility and understanding and his pupils learn to trust, respect and love this highly unusual man

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, [2016]

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Statement of responsibility: E.R. Braithwaite ; adapted for the stage by Ayub Khan-Din
ISBN: 9781848423701
Note: Previously issued in print: London: Nick Hern Books, 2013.
Note: Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on April 21, 2016).
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Subject: Blacks England London Social conditions 20th century Drama.

Author note

Ayub Khan-Din is a British Pakistani actor and playwright. His play East is East won the John Whiting and Writers' Guild Awards and the film version won Best Film at the British Comedy Awards. Other work includes Last Dance at Dum Dum and Notes on Falling Leaves, both staged by the Royal Court.