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Theatrical companion to Coward

Raymond Mander

Theatrical companion to Coward

a pictorial record of the first performances of the theatrical works of Noel Coward

by Raymond Mander

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Published by Rockliff in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coward, Noël, -- 1899-1973.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson ; with an appreciation of Coward"s work in the theatre by Terence Rattigan.
    ContributionsMitchenson, Joe., Rattigan, Terence.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20174551M

    The Noel Coward Song-Book, London, Future Indefinite (autobiography), London, Mander, Raymond, Theatrical Companion to Coward, New York, On COWARD: articles— The English playwright, actor, and composer Noel Coward () was known for his genial urbanity and frequently acerbic wit. First performed in London in , the plays perfectly showcase Coward's talents as a playwright, providing a sparkling, fast-paced and remarkably varied selection of theatrical gems. All ten plays are collected together into this volume that features both Coward's own preface and an introduction by Barry Day, editor of The Letters of Nöel Coward. Death at the Theater: Mysteries with Drama. Mysteries, suspense novels, thrillers, and crime novels involving plays, playwriting, acting, actors and actresses, opera, theatrical drama, and other elements relating to the theater. This list was originally compiled by Ruth Griener, former librarian living in Pennsylvania, with additions by me.


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By Mander Raymond & Joe Mitchenson- with an appreciation of Coward's work in the theatre by Terence Rattigan. The Macmillan Compa Book Edition: Not Indicated. I'll Leave It to You is a play by Noël wrote it inwhen he was a and it was produced in Manchester and then the West End of London in Described as "a light comedy in three acts", the play portrays an uncle's successful stratagem to provoke his idle nieces and nephews into working hard and making careers for themselves.

Mander (left) and Mitchenson (standing) with Noël Coward looking at the Theatrical Companion to Coward Raymond Mander (15 July – 27 December ) and Joe Mitchenson (4 October – 7 October ) were theatre historians and joint founders of a large collection of theatrical memorabilia.

Theatrical Companion To Coward. Shipping costs are based on books weighing LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we Theatrical companion to Coward book contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Any book over $ must be sent UPS or Priority Mail. Close. More from this seller. Book is very good with some offsetting to flyleafs. Interior is otherwise clean and unmarked.

No names, writing, etc. Spine straight, corners sharp. Dust jacket is very good with moderate edge wear/small tears along top edge and corners. A very good copy of this classic collection signed by Noel Coward. pages. Having co-authored My Life with Noel Coward with Graham Payn, he edited Coward's Revue Sketches and Parodies, co-edited the revised Theatrical Companion to Coward and edited and annotate the Complete Lyrics.

He then edited The Unknown Noel, a collection of previously unpublished material from the Coward Archive.4/5(2). Buy Theatrical companion to Coward: A pictorial record of the first performances of the theatrical works of Noël Coward First Edition.

Hardback. No Dust Jacket. by Mander, Raymond (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). The monumental Theatrical Companion to Coward, four interesting biographies, the Autobiographies, the Diaries and now the Letters mean that we know as much about him as he did about himself.

Present Laughter is a comic play written by Noël Coward in but not produced until because the Second World War began while it was in rehearsal, and the British theatres closed. The title is drawn from a song in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night that urges carpe diem ("present mirth hath present laughter").

The play has been frequently revived in Britain, Author: Noel Coward. Very disappointing. Having read both of Coward's autobiographies, his "Middle East Diary," his post-war diaries (of which Payn was a co-editor), "The Letters of Noel Coward" brilliantly edited by Barry Day (co-author of this book), AND finally "Remembered Laughter" by Coward's long-time secretary and companion Cole Lesley, I was expecting/hoping Graham Payn's book would /5.

Easy Virtue is a three-act play by Noël Coward, written in when he was 25 years play depicts the conflict that arises within a conventional upper-middle-class household when the only son of the family marries a glamorous divorcée.

For complete details of Coward's work, see The Theatrical Companion to Coward (Oberon Books, London, ). BARRY DAY has written extensively about The Master for the last 20 years. Theatrical Companion to Coward. We have three copies of the UK 1st edition of the original Mander & Mitchenson published by Rockliff for sale.

One of them is as mint with a bright, crisp dustwrapper (PA 5/1), one has some slight wrinkling and light staining to the very top of the dustwrapper due to storage (PA 5/2).

Books shelved as theatrical: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Veni. - Theatrical Companion to Coward: A Pictorial Record of the First Performances of the Theatrical Works of Noël Coward () by Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson, edited by Sheridan Morley and Barry Day.

- The Noël Coward Diaries (). Barry Day has written extensively on Noel co-authored My Life with Noel Coward with Graham Payn, he edited Coward's Revue Sketches and Parodies, co-edited the revised Theatrical Companion to Coward and edited and annotate the Complete then edited The Unknown Noel, a collection of previously unpublished material from Brand: Bloomsbury Academic.

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A Guest Post by Project Co-Director Professor William Everett Nöel Coward's Bitter Sweet is in many ways an ode to the world of romantic operetta. Inwhen the show first appeared, operetta was all too often thought of as embodying some sort of sentimental nostalgia for a time entrenched in the pathos of nevermore.

Ivor Novello (), who, Author: Doug Reside. Full text of "Theatrical companion to Maugham" See other formats. Theatrical Companion to Coward: A Pictorial Record of the First Performances of the Theatrical Works of Coward.

New York: Macmillan, Morley, Sheridan. A Talent to Amuse: A Biography of Noel Coward. Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, Sinfield, Alan. "Private Lives/Public Theater: Noel Coward and the Politics of Homosexual Representation.".

The text is also a pleasure to read -- unusual for a picture book. Its all a joy for Coward fans. Lesley, Cole. The Life of Noel Coward. London: Jonathan Cape, Perhaps the most entertaining and anecdotal of the Coward biographies, written by Coward's friend and secretary.

Mander, Raymond and Joe Mitchenson. Theatrical Companion to Coward. A witty musical celebration of the life and work of Noel Coward. Weaving together songs and literary delights, Oh, Coward. celebrates one of the theatre's greatest entertainers, Noel Coward. His effervescent music and charming quips combine for an unforgettable evening of the most memorable tunes of the twentieth century.

"The Off, Off Broadway Book," by Albert Poland and Bruce Mailman "No Turn Unstoned: The Worst Ever Theatrical Reviews," by Diana Rig "Theatrical. The Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre is an essential reference tool and companion for anyone interested in the theatre and theatre-going.

Containing over entries it covers the international spectrum of theatre with particular emphasis on the UK and USA.

With biographical information on playwrights, actors and directors, entries on theatres and theatre. This is the third of Robert Hugh Benson's "mainstream" novels. The Coward, first published inmay have been the most shocking to the upper class sensibilities of Benson's day.

A young man is faced with challenges and manages to fail at every step. He becomes convinced he is an irredeemable coward - and only then begins to find courage.

In a damning indictment of close. The Letters of Noël Coward (Book): Coward, Noel: Random House, Inc.A publishing event. The first and definitive collection of letters (most of them previously unpublished) both from and to the incomparable Noël Coward, a unique and irresistible portrait of a society and age—from the Blitz to the Ritz and beyond.

The range, charm, and vitality of his talents—he. This volume brings together Coward's celebrated verse, from snappy epigrams to seven-hundred-line short stories such as 'P&O ' and 'Not Yet the Dodo'; from moving war-time encounters to satirical barbs at familiar Coward targets; and from personal reminiscences to occasional verse such as his tribute to Ivor Novello or his counter-attack on Graham.

Theatrical Companion to Coward: A Pictorial Record of the First Performances of the Theatrical Works of Noel Coward. Textbook Publishers. William Marchant. The Privilege of His Company: Noel Coward Remembered.

New York: Bobbs Merrill Company. Joseph Morella. Genius & Lust: The Creative and Sexual Lives of Cole Porter. Noel, Noel Amos Lassen Noel Coward is a legend in theater history and now we get to look behind the scenes at one of the shakers and movers of modern times.

"The Letters of Noel Coward" is richly funny, deeply sincere, and a wonderful read. The letters, edited by Barry Day, include letters written by Coward as well as letters written to by: 6.

Coward” This clearly refers to lot PA2 and this lot in this postal auction and is likely to have been written by Joan Hirst, Coward’s last secretary. Price guide: £60 - £ PA 5 Theatrical Companion to Coward. We have four copies of the UK 1st edition of the original Mander & Mitchenson published by Rockliff for auction.

The definitive biography of one of the twentieth century&#;s most celebrated and controversial several generations, actor, playwright, songwriter, and filmmaker No&#;l Coward () was the very personification of wit, glamour, and elegance. Given unprecedented Brand: Simon & Schuster. Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.

Soft cover. Condition: New. An essential reference and companion for anyone interested in the theatre and theatre-going. It features biographical information on playwrights, actors, directors and producers; synopses of major plays and entries on key characters; information about theatres and companies; explanations of movements and 5/5(2).

Theatrical Companion to Coward. Updated by Barry Day and Sheridan Morley. Oberon, ISBN Morley, Sheridan. A Talent to Amuse. Heinemann /Penguin Books, London, ISBN Payn, Graham and Sheridan Morley (eds.) The Noël Coward Diaries (–); Methuen, ISBN Payn, Graham.

Theatrical companion to Coward. Mander and Mitchenson. London, Ad. 1 (Relates to Noel Coward but is not part of the Noel Coward Gift) Wilson, John C. Carbon ts of Actors aren't people with minor autograph corrections. pp n.d. Written c Covers the author's relationship with Noel Coward who "shaped my theatrical career for many.

The letters of Noël Coward / The first and definitive collection of savvy, witty, loving, bitchy, and often surprisingly moving letters (most previously unpublished) from and to the incomparable Noël Coward, a unique and irresistible portrait of a society and age.

Theatrical Companion to Coward: A Pictorial Record of the Theatrical Works of Noël Coward - Rocklife Publishing - London In-text: (Mitchenson and Mander, ). Noël Coward, in full Sir Noël Peirce Coward, (born DecemTeddington, near London, England—died MaSt. Mary, Jamaica), English playwright, actor, and composer best known for highly polished comedies of manners.

Coward appeared professionally as an actor from the age of Between acting engagements he wrote such light comedies as I’ll Leave It .Inthe act was recorded on record and released as Noël Coward at Las Vegas, a hugely successful album that prompted CBS to sign him to write and direct three TV specials in the mids, all of which received high critical praise and solid ratings.

Of course, Coward continued to write for the stage and produced a pair of his last.From Aristophanes to Zeffirelli, from Gerard Depardieu to Mae West, in Break a Leg Gyles Brandreth introduces Michèle Brown, who has assembled a world-beating cast, including actors, dramatists, directors and even critics (‘A man who knows the way but cannot drive the car.’Kenneth Tynan).She draws on plays, books, newspapers and table-talk and her collection .