Advertisements

How Well Do You Know Noël Coward? – Present Laughter – Old Vic

Share this story...Tweet about this on Twitter
Twitter
Share on Facebook
Facebook
Share on LinkedIn
Linkedin

How Well Do You Know Noël Coward? – Present Laughter.  17 June – 10 August 2019.  #presentlaughter

Matthew Warchus and Andrew Scott were challenged on how well they really knew Noël Coward.  Can you do better?

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott in Noёl Coward’s provocative comedy, Present Laughter. The cast also includes Luke Thallon, Sophie Thompson, Suzie Toase and Indira Varma.

This is how it goes.

‘I knew how deep your longing must be to have someone really to love you, to be with you, when I saw that dreadful prostitute come out of the spare room.’

‘That was not a prostitute. It was the husband of one of my dearest friends!’

As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control.  Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention.  Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.

A giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness, Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

THE OLD VIC,
THE CUT, LONDON
SE1 8NB

BOX OFFICE 0844 871 7628
Advertisements
No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.