Noel Coward Private Lives

ISBN 13: 9781580810319

Private Lives

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The lights on a yacht off the French Riviera are reflected in the water and the eyes of four mismatched lovers. Perhaps Coward's greatest comedy, Private Lives shimmers with wit, romance, desire, and bittersweet truth.

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The lights of a yacht on the French Riviera are reflected in the water and in the eyes of four hilariously mismatched lovers. Private Lives shimmers with wit, romance, desire and bittersweet truth.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Rosalind Ayres, Marnie Mosiman, Ian Ogilvy, Begonya Piazza and Kristoffer Tabori.

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Noel Coward was born in 1899 in Teddington, Middlesex. He made his name as a playwright with The Vortex (1924), in which he also appeared. His numerous other successful plays included Fallen Angels (1925), Hay Fever (1925), Private Lives (1933), Design for Living (1933), and Blithe Spirit (1941). During the war he wrote screenplays such as Brief Encounter (1944) and This Happy Breed (1942). In the fifties he started a new career as a cabaret entertainer. He published volumes of verse and a novel, Pomp and Circumstance (1960), two volumes of autobiography, and four volumes of short stories: To Step Aside (1939), Star Quality (1951), Pretty Polly Barlow (1964), and Bon Voyage (l967). Coward was knighted in 1970 and died three years later in Jamaica.

Paul Scofield is noteworthy for his striking presence and distinctive voice. He won a Tony Award(R) for his role in A Man for All Seasons, and an Academy Award(R) for the same role in the film adaptation.

Patricia Routledge, CBE, is an English theater, television, and film actress and singer. She is best known for her roles on British television, most notably as Hyacinth Bucket in "Keeping Up Appearances" and Hetty Wainthropp in "Hetty Wainthropp Investigates". In addition to her roles in British television, she has a long and successful career in musical theater, as well as in film. She has never married, has no children, and currently resides in Chichester, West Sussex.

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