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By Noel Coward

‘McIntyre and her team show off the range of Coward's writing...with verve and aplomb’ Financial Times
‘What better way to celebrate Noel Coward than with these rarely seen short plays? Each one brings their own flavour to a cocktail of theatrical delights’ WhatsOnStage
‘Masterful...a banquet of souffles ’ The Guardian
‘McIntyre brings out the underlying sense of yearning...the thrill of desire...’ The Stage
‘A major theatrical feast’ Telegraph
‘ETT's stylish and refreshingly diverse revival."’ Richmond Magazine

From the pen of the inimitable and ever popular Noel Coward comes this exquisite collection of nine one-act plays.

From the pen of the inimitable and ever popular Noel Coward comes this exquisite collection of nine one-act plays performed together, three plays per night, for the first time in the UK since Coward starred in them in 1936. From vaudeville to satire, from farce to intricate comedy of manners, from melodrama to romance, these plays span the full, glorious range of Coward’s writing. Peep through your fingers at the chaotic Red Peppers music-hall show, witness a bankrupt couple use Ways and Means to scheme their way out of debt, and break your heart along with Laura in the famous Still Life, the original version of the film Brief Encounter.


An English Touring Theatre and The Nuffield, Southampton co-production.


Nuffield Theatre Southampton

24 Apr - 24 May 2014

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

28 - 31 May 2014

Malvern Theatres

4 - 7 Jun 2014

Richmond Theatre

11 - 14 Jun 2014

Oxford Playhouse

25 - 28 Jun 2014

The Lowry

2 - 5 Jul 2014

Cambridge Arts Theatre

10 - 12 Jul 2014

Theatre Royal Brighton

16 - 19 Jul 2014

Hall for Corwall

23 - 26 Jul 2014

Rehearsal Gallery

Creative Team

Written by

Noel Coward


Blanche McIntyre


Robert Innes Hopkins

Lighting Designer

Johanna Town

Sound Designer

Gregory Clarke

Music Director

Michael Haslam


Bill Deamer

Assistant Choreographer

Kylie Anne Cruikshanks

Assistant Director

Natasha Jenkins


Anna Cooper


Kirsty Besterman
Amy Cudden
Daniel Crossley
Shereen Martin
Olivia Poulet
Gyuri Sarossy
Peter Singh
Orlando Wells
Rupert Young