The Angry Young Men were a group of working and middle class British playwrights (autori di teatro) and novelists. They became well-known in the 1950s. John Osborn was the leading figure for the theatre , Kingsley Amis for novels. The definition was originally coined (coniata) by the Royal Court Theatre’s press officer who wanted to promote John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger. Probably it derives from the title of Leslie Paul’s autobiography (1951). Then the label (nome) was applied (applicato) by British media to describe young British writers who were characterized by a disillusionment (delusione) with traditional English society. The individual struggle (lotta) with the authority is the focus also of Luther another play by John Osborne which debuted (debuttò) in London in 1961. This historical play – with a timeless theme (tema senza tempo)- is about the figure of Martin Luther, the sixteenth-century monk who publicly denounced old practices and beliefs (credi) of the Roman Catholic Church, and began the Protestant Reformation. But the play mainly stresses (sottolinea) Luther’s faith (fede) and personal reactions: it shows how Martin Luther followed his convictions in the face of great doubts (dubbi), and so transformed Christianity forever.