Noël Coward’s

PRIVATE LIVES

 
08 Nov – 22 Dec 2021
 
 
08 Nov – 22 Dec 2021
Performances daily at 7.30pm, ex. Sundays

Ticket sales from 11 Oct 2021
 
 

SYNOPSIS


Noël Coward’s 1930s comedy of manners Private Lives is one of his most sophisticated and entertaining plays. His cynical take on love and marriage offers a wide array of Coward’s trademark witty repartee and waspish one-liners, delivered by elegant yet hilariously immature characters.

Elyot and Amanda, following a volatile short marriage, have both just remarried – each to a much more sensible spouse. But fate decides to bring them together in the same hotel for their respective honeymoons, where it doesn’t take long for passion to reignite. The inevitable ensues and they elope together to Amanda’s flat in Paris. But it only takes a few days for them to find their fiery romance alternating between bouts of love and anger – it seems they can neither live with nor without each other. At the height of their biggest fight, their new spouses walk in and against their own expectations, soon find themselves drawn into this farcical emotional tempest.

„Gorgeous, dazzling, fantastically funny.“ – The New York Times
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„A gleaming and gleeful comedy.“ – The New York Post
 

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM


Hollie Sullivan
Mark Elstob
Charles Davies
Amanda Osborne
Natacha Costello


Philip Dart
Ken Harrison
Philip d’Orléans
Adam Gerber
Lawrence Evans
 
 
PRIVATE LIVES © NC Aventales AG 1930
First performance at the King’s Theatre, Edinburgh on 18th August 1930
Copyright agent: Alan Brodie Representation Ltd.; www.alanbrodie.com
 
There will be one interval of twenty minutes.

The video and/or audio recording of this performance by any means whatsoever
are strictly prohibited.