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Private Lives

REVIEWS
  • “A gloriously entertaining evening, opulently designed by Anthony Ward, and offering two hours of comic bliss.”

    The Telegraph
  • “Jonathan Kent's rendition of Coward's masterpiece is the best in a decade.”

    The Independent
  • “Deliciously fresh revival”

    The Evening Standard
  • “Irresistible”

    Metro
  • “First-class fun”

    Daily Mail
  • “Giddily enjoyable production”

    The Financial Times
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
  • The Olivier Awards 2014Best Actress - Anna Chancellor
SYNOPSIS

Jonathan Kent’s critically acclaimed revival of Noel Coward’s Private Lives

Private Lives tells the story of Elyot and Amanda, a rich and glamorous divorced couple whose love is unexpectedly rekindled when they take adjoining suites of a Riviera hotel while honeymooning with their new spouses.

Bruno Wang was the production partner of Jonathan Kent’s critically acclaimed revival of Noel Coward’s comedy of manners Private Lives, featuring Anna Chancellor and Toby Stephens. Anna Chancellor received a Laurence Olivier Best Actress nomination for her performance. Co-incidentally the original production in 1930 starred Laurence Olivier as well as Gertrude Lawrence and Noel Coward himself.

Cast

  • 01.Anna Chancellor is Amanda
  • 02.Toby Stephens is Elyot
NEWS
  • 01. The Telegraph

    "This is a gloriously entertaining evening, opulently designed by Anthony Ward, and offering two hours of comic bliss."

  • 02. The Independent

    "Jonathan Kent’s rendition of Coward's masterpiece is the best in a decade."

  • 03. Daily Mail

    "Jonathan Kent’s fast, funny and fabulously fresh revival has all the gorgeousness you could wish for."

  • 04. Evening Standard

    "Trevor Nunn’s slick and sassy musical is too darn hot."

  • 05. The Express

    "Pretty well marvellous, allowing you to glory in the feisty interplay, the delicious lyrics and the sultry, sensuous choreography."

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