Private Lives

Theatre by the Lake New Season includes Abigail's Party and The 39 Steps

Also in the new season is an adaptation of The Snow Queen and Suddenly Last Summer.

Noël and Gertie (Frinton)

You could sum up the 50-odd year friendship between Noël Coward and Gertrude Lawrence in the title of the musical which Coward wrote in 1929 – "Bitter Sweet".

Six of the best venues to see the Private Lives cinema screening next week

Watch the second production to be distributed as part of CinemaLive and Digital Theatre's West End Theatre Series

Digital Theatre and CinemaLive broadcast Private Lives
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Starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor, the production ran to acclaim in the West End earlier this year

Strangers on a Train full steam ahead for the Gielgud?
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An eagle-eyed reader informs us that the programme for Michael Grandage's current production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the West End's Noel Coward theatre includes a telling
Private Lives (Frinton)
Frinton summer season logo There's more than one way of looking at Coward's most popular comedy. The more usual one is to take it at face value, as a sparkling concoction whose ...
Review Round-Up: Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor in Private Lives transfer
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Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Noel Coward's Private Lives opened at the Gielgud Theatre last night (3 July 2013). Starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor, it runs until 21 September
Private Lives
Jonathan Kent's Chichester Festival revival of Noel Coward's classic marriage comedy comes to the West End's Gielgud Theatre, starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor
Michael Coveney: Toby Stephens re-visits his parents' last stand in Private Lives
Private Lives was the last play Toby Stephens' parents, Maggie Smith and Robert Stephens, appeared in together 40 years ago, just along the block, in the Queen's Theatre, where he ...
Podcast: Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor talk Private Lives with WhatsOnStage
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Catch up on our post-show Q&A with the cast of Private Lives at the Gielgud Theatre, featuring the cast and director Jonathan Kent