Director Daniel Evans arriving at the press night for the Full Monty, at the Noel Coward
Theatre, London DOMINIC LIPINSKI
Dear fellow: Pianist Peter Gill and (left) Noel Coward
With Simon Russell Beale as good as ever and potentially a good prospect for end-of-year awards, whether imitating Carmen Miranda, Noel Coward
and Marlene Dietrich or merely a sad, ageing queen, Grandage has constructed a hilarious but also moving 21/2 hours that should ensure healthy box office sales throughout the cold days of winter.
I was doubly amazed when I saw it was from Noel Coward
Lucy PrebbleEoACAOs new play Enron, which sold-out its entire run at the Minerva Theatre Chichester and sold all 21,800 tickets before opening its six-week run at the Royal Court Theatre, will transfer to the Noel Coward
Theatre this month.
Her later book, Across The Common, published in 1964, brought her much kudos - it won the author the Yorkshire Post's book of the year prize, and also prompted the esteemed Noel Coward
to write her a letter of praise.
November 16-17: Auditions for the March stage production "Fallen Angels" by Noel Coward
, at the College des Coudriers Info: www.
Trumpets and trombones add jazzy soul, while electric guitar solos are rife and the nasal singer's mournful, yet euphoric, repertoire is extended to include numbers by Gershwin and Noel Coward
Based on a Noel Coward
play of the same name produced in the 1920s, this 93-minute film is directed by Stephan Elliot, who also directed the comedy Priscilla Queen of the Desert.
Putting on a play by Noel Coward
is something like building a castle out of spun sugar: It works deliciously so long as you keep the structure tight.
was a fascinating, brilliant, versatile writer, actor, playwright, director, and lyricist, whose life was filled with friendships with the great and gifted.
His publications include A Talent To Amuse - The Life of Noel Coward
, The Stephen Sondheim Songbook and The Noel Coward
Diaries, plus biographies of Dirk Bogarde, Gene Kelly and Sir John Gielgud.
I have a broad taste - I like everything from Chekhov and Ibsen to Noel Coward
One is of Noel Coward
and Ivor Novello songs, featuring baritone Russell Braun, soprano Donna Brown and members of the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra conducted by Peter Tiefenbach.
Strains of Noel Coward
waft past as she orders a cocktail and lights a cigarette, held a foot away from her mouth in an ebony and jewel-encrusted holder.