Look Back in Anger

Film adaptations

  • A British film adaptation starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, and Mary Ure and directed by Tony Richardson was made in 1958, and released in 1959. The screenplay was written by the play's author, John Osborne, with Nigel Kneale. Interior set design was by Loudon Sainthill. The film was nominated in four categories in the 1959 BAFTA Awards, including a Best Actor nomination for Richard Burton, but it did not win any of them. In the United States, the film failed at the box office.
  • A version released in 1980 was directed by Lindsay Anderson and David Hugh Jones.
  • The 1989 version was a British videotaped TV drama.

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