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  Look Back in Anger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Look Back in Anger (1956) is a John Osborne play and 1958 movie about a love triangle involving an intelligent but disaffected young man, his middle-class, impassive wife, her snooty best friend and an amiable Welsh lodger.
Look Back in Anger was a strongly autobiographical piece based on Osborne's unhappy marriage to Pamela Lane and their life in cramped accommodation in Derby.
It is also a phrase frequently used by Craig Charles on the UK Takeshi's Castle when announcing the 'Furious Flashback' ("and now we look back in anger...").
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 Don't Look Back in Anger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Don't Look Back in Anger" is a song by British rock band Oasis, written by the band's guitarist, Noel Gallagher.
For example, the line "Stand up beside the fireplace / Take that look from off your face" is taken from Peggy Gallagher's instructions to Noel when he would have his photograph taken next to the fireplace when he was a child.
An unhappy child, Noel would have to be told by Peggy to take the miserable look from his face, so as to produce a suitable picture.
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 BBC NEWS | Magazine | Look back at anger
"Anger management" is all the rage - not only for youngsters who fall foul of the law, but for stressed-out bosses who bark at their workers, tense school kids who display signs of bullying behaviour, and football managers who take their frustrations out on the "effing ref".
The British Association of Anger Management (BAAM), the UK's "centre of expertise" on anger and conflict management, has a team of consultants, counsellors and trainers who offer anger advice to the general public, children and teenagers, government bodies, corporations, the educational sector, personnel managers, and anyone else "dealing with their own or another's anger".
Anger seems to follow Brits even when they go on holidays abroad - 14% get stressed out about time off work, and apparently there was a 400% increase in incidents of "air rage" between 1997 and 2000.
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 An inarticulate hope Look Back in Anger by John Osborne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Look Back in Anger came to exemplify a reaction to the affected drawing-room comedies of Noel Coward, Terrence Rattigan and others, which dominated the West End stage in the early 1950s.
Osborne and the writers who followed him were looking at the working class or the lower middle class, struggling with their existence in bedsits or terraces.
Eric Keown, reviewing Look Back in Anger in Punch magazine at the time, wrote that Osborne “draws liberally on the vocabulary of the intestines and laces his tirades with the steamier epithets of the tripe butcher”.
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 Telegraph | Entertainment
Set in a squalid one-bedroom flat in the Midlands, Look Back in Anger is essentially a vehicle for its lead.
Look Back in Anger inspired a new generation of playwrights, directors, novelists and even pop groups; Joe Orton, Lindsay Anderson, John Wain and the Beatles among them.
Its success was something of a curse to Osborne – after all, his reputation for changing the course of post-war theatre rests entirely on a masculine, aggressive, three-act play written in a month from a deckchair in Morecambe Bay, when he was doing a stint in a repertory theatre group.
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 BBC - Shropshire - History - John Osborne - The man who turned anger into art
His play "Look Back in Anger" was the turning point in postwar British theatre.
Look Back in Anger established Osborne, the struggling actor and playwright, as a leading writer for theatre, television and film.
So impressed was Laurence Olivier with Look Back in Anger that he commissioned Osborne to write a play for him.
www.bbc.co.uk /shropshire/content/articles/2005/04/07/great_salopians_john_osbourne_feature.shtml   (664 words)

 LOPforums.com - All About the Game: Don't Look Back in Anger
This looks to be the kind of thing that could finally push him over the edge, and could signal the end of his days jobbing to the likes of Matt Hardy.
Back in the long ago year of 1984, when Your Aytollah was but a wee lass and many of you were yet to be even imagined, the popular culture found itself firmly in the grip of a small man decked out in purple velvet.
Even looking back at 2001, which was considered at the time to be "the worst year ever in WWF history", we've seen the most concentrated amount of talent on their roster in possibly the entire history of the company.
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 Look Back in Anger: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Look Back in Anger: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic
Look Back in Anger (1956) is a play by John Osborne[Click link for more facts about this topic].
The film was nominated for both BAFTA[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] and Golden Globe[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] awards.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/lo/look_back_in_anger.htm   (576 words)

 Scotsman.com Living - Look back in awe as fury of the Fifties proves timeless
Look back in awe as fury of the Fifties proves timeless
Look Back in Anger filled the brief, standing out in a number of ways.
Porter’s fury is hard to understand unless you appreciate the helplessness of a generation whose fathers had fought and died in the battle against fascism, leaving their children no noble causes to fight for.
living.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=84192005   (829 words)

 Don't Look Back In Anger by Oasis Songfacts
He always looked grumpy in these photos, so she told him to take that look from off his face.
Noel gave Liam the choice of which song to sing as he threatened he was singing lead on either "Don't Look back in Anger" or "Wonderwall" (After listening in studio, Liam said he would take the latter, which was really the one Noel wanted as it's a profession of his love to then friend-turned-girlfriend Meg).
Don't look back in anger is on the album Christiane F. And if you'll been watching the movie about Christiane F, you can relate it to Don't look back in anger..
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 Look Back in Anger
Because the dialogue is in a language other than that in which the play was written, the audience can more easily accept the even greater "translation" into a visual medium.
Look Back in Anger is seen as an expression of frustration with Britain's post-war situation.
Britain's economy was slow to recover from the war, and the inadequate response of an outdated elite that still clung to ideas of empire and privilege fueled dissension that is given voice in Jimmy Porter, the protagonist of Osbourne's play.
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 Look back in anger - Film - theage.com.au
Oak is the dead officer's former partner, a volcano of anger who wants justice as much as he wants vengeance.
Obviously, if you look back, French Connection holds, but it's not as raw as movies turned out to be later on, aside from that car chase.
I was looking for commerciality and my priorities were shifting, because I knew you need hits, otherwise you start losing out to some of these yo-yos.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2003/08/15/1060588515769.html?from=storyrhs   (969 words)

 Martin Shaw Scrapbook - Theatre - Look Back In Anger
Look Back in Anger, now transferred from the Royal Court to the Criterion.
If so, that is fair enough too: it is, after all, the mark of living drama that it can be legitimately re-interpreted from age to age without falsification of the original; plays die because they can be seen from just one angle, the angle of their own time, and no other.
On this showing Look Back in Anger seems well set for indefinite life, and not only in the schoolroom.
www.greenspot.info /Theatre/LookBack/LookBackReview.html   (691 words)

 London Theatre Royal national Theater play Look Back in Anger on stage at the Lyttelton - West End ticket buying and ...
Look Back In Anger was a seminal play of the 1950s, its opening surrounded by controversy and its anti-hero dubbed the “angry young man” — a name which became synonymous with John Osborne and the new generation of post-war playwrights.
"The case for the defence is that John Osborne's notorious 1956 debut Look Back in Anger provided a mouthpiece for a generation and class hitherto unheard in British theatre.
The problem about looking back - whether in angora or anguish - is that everyone claims 20/20 hindsight.
www.albemarle-london.com /rnt-lookback.html   (1289 words)

 Edinburgh Guide Theatre review - Look Back In Anger - Royal Lyceum Theatre Company in assoc with Theatre Royal, Bath.
Look Back In Anger - Royal Lyceum Production in assoc with Theatre Royal.
For today our new elite increasingly behaves like the old order we thought we had banished, new graduates find themselves unable or unwilling to take the jobs they're notionally qualified for, and those who thought they might bring a new world order face their sixties knowing they failed to design new horizons.
The cruel irony of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger is that, nearly 50 years on, many of us are just starting to face that there are good reasons to look now and be angry but will we do any more than that?
www.edinburghguide.com /aande/theatre/reviews_05/l/look_back_in_anger_rtl.shtml   (697 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Look Back in Anger (Faber Plays): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Look back in Anger is not only a classic of the British theatre, it also had reverbatory effects around the world upon its release in the 1950s.
In LOOK BACK IN ANGER this is manifested in the contrast between the bestial (animal) imagery, the unbridled lust of the protagonists, and constant reminders of religion, the Church, and the 'proper' society that Jimmy wishes to tear Alison away from.
It is a drama of passion, bitterness and regret, with a shocking climax and a disturbingly ambiguous conclusion.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0571038484   (839 words)

 soulcoal: Dahn't: A Look Back in Anger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It almost seemed like she was looking for me to say something in particular such as, "I had an awakening experience." She said that the next step was to go through an energy evaluation, which I scheduled for four days later.
I thought they looked cute and could picture one on my desk but thought they could hardly be medicinal or power- or health-enhancing.
When I looked over at the Dahn girl, she was deep in concentration.
trainrunninglow.blogspot.com /2005/10/dahnt-look-back-in-anger.html   (6218 words)

 The Lounge - Don't Look Back in Anger
The sight brought back memories of those little snow globes his sister was so mad about when she was a girl.
He looked at his watch and quickly got off the table as his gamma took a piece of toast from his plate.
It was very hard for me to go back to med school, and when I started working in the er, it just felt like I had made the wrong decision, because I kept messing up and nobody seemed to care if I showed up or not.
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 Look Back in Anger
Even if you suspect that his anger is a defense against feelings of hurt and rejection (which are not exclusive to teenagers, I assure you), the true cause may be something else entirely.
Remember, anger is often a defense against hurt, helplessness, or fear.
The better you understand your own anger, and how this emotion works to mask more vulnerable feelings, the more successful you will be in helping clients or co-workers address their own core motivations.
www.investmentadvisor.com /issues/2002_11/columns/1009-1.html   (1733 words)

 Witness & Victims Look Back in Anger
“I was heading back to the hospital when I saw a white car trying to ram into in the east gate of the consulate,” said an eyewitness who works at the hospital.
“I soon ran back to the hospital and 15 minutes later all its entrances were shut down and we were ready to receive the injured from the consulate.
The hostages looked like foreigners from a distance and one of them had blond hair,” the eyewitness said.
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 Scotland on Sunday - Scotland - Scots more likely to look back in anger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
THE image of the fiery-tempered Celt - quick to anger, slow to forgive - is not a myth, a new survey has found.
Mike Fisher, the director of the British Association of Anger Management (BAAM), said: "There is a big issue in Scotland of people admitting they have an anger management problem.
During Anger Awareness Week, starting on December 1, BAAM is offering a downloadable ‘Keep Your Cool Kit’ on its website, www.angermanage.co.uk
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com /scotland.cfm?id=1315142004   (453 words)

 Don't look back in anger | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Hume provoked one of the most famous outbursts of presidential anger in the 20th century.
But anger almost never produces any positive outcome.
Truman's political enemies said it was clear evidence that he was unfit to lead the country, and might be emotionally unbalanced.
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 Don't Look Back In Anger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The song haunted me. Once, I was lying on the floor of my bedroom, and the song came to me, with such precision that I could hear it nearly as well as if it had been playing on a CD player.
And yet, with the smallest disturbance, it was gone, and I was left trying to piece the melody back together from scraps of memory I couldn't quite place.
But Tuesdays brought me back to the pub almost invariably, as it did Jim and Andrew and Jeff and so many others.
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 DON'T LOOK BACK IN ANGER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
She gives me a look that could kill a lesser man. "Are you going to go in there and give me a sample or do you want to do it right here in the lobby?" she snarks.
Justin was sound asleep back at the apartment and not there to rein me in from making any particularly idiotic remarks.
And when I look back over the past couple of years I see that's what I've been doing constantly.
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 The Observer - Look back in anger
Porter is the central character in Look Back in Anger, the third mainstage production at Eldred this season, opening Friday Feb. 10.
The play, which expresses frustration with society's calm acceptance of "the way things are," was extremely controversial when it first premiered in 1956 by the English Stage Company.
Look Back in Anger opens at the Eldred Theater at Case Western Reserve University.
observer.case.edu /Archives/Volume_38/Issue_16/Story_610   (362 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Film | | Look back in anger
I'd always imagined that peculiar stiff-legged gait, which makes him look shorter than he really is, to be some kind of arch, actorly affectation.
He used to walk like that a lot, in fact: until very recently, he was the only person in LA who didn't know how to drive.
I couldn't get back for his funeral, but he was cremated with a photo of me as Vincent and some sunflowers.
film.guardian.co.uk /Feature_Story/Guardian/0,4120,44048,00.html   (1895 words)

 The Observer | Sport | Don't look back in anger
As we look out over the garden and landscaped playground area, the conversation ranges between trampoline safety (Robbie is a worrier), the usefulness of a heated pool as a means of exhausting young children and the importance of school for building social confidence.
An Everton supporter who idolised Graeme Sharp, Fowler's world was contained within three points: home in the council maisonette, school at one end of the road, and the all-weather pitch at the other end.
Back then, Fowler hadn't yet worked out how to celebrate - 'I sort of had this two-fisted thing, just looking around with a big stupid grin on me face' - but fans would pick him up in the street, put him on their shoulders and walk off singing his praises.
observer.guardian.co.uk /osm/story/0,6903,1560059,00.html   (5237 words)

 Look back in anger from Guardian Unlimited: Gamesblog
And at least now I can stop feeling guilty about not going back to gauntlet after playing it again for the first time in years.
I agree about the compilations in that one or two you may go back to, but most you won't.
Speaking as someone who never played Defender or Sinistar back in the day, they are just evil.
blogs.guardian.co.uk /games/archives/2006/01/13/look_back_in_anger.html   (1976 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Arts | Arts features | Look back in anger
The few songwriters who get it right have grasped that your memories of a time and place are as bound up with the bad as the good, and that looking back is not necessarily a happy experience.
Variously of the Auteurs, Black Box Recorder and Baader-Meinhof, Haines' entire back catalogue is steeped in memories of unsolved murders, 1970s terrorism, plane crashes, child brides and juvenile delinquency.
In the new boxset of his work released this month, England generally emerges looking less like a heartwarming world of cricket and warm beer, and more like a terrifying cesspit of racists and paedophiles.
arts.guardian.co.uk /features/story/0,11710,1534349,00.html   (584 words)

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