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A Century of Modern Theatre: The Vortex

on BBC Radio 4 FM

by Noel Coward
Elizabeth Sellars, Martin Jarvis and Sarah Lawson in...
First performed in 1924 at the Everyman Theatre, Hampstead, this play rocketed Noel Coward into prominence as both actor and writer.
"There is the imprint of truth upon this play. The craftsmanship is beyond reproach, the dialogue is taut and spare... shimmering with wit." (James Agate, Sunday Times, Nov 1924)
The action of the play takes place in Mrs Lancaster's flat in London and her house in the country.
(Rptd: next Sunday 2.30 pm)


Noel Coward
Piano played by:
William Davies
Glyn Dearman
Madi Hedd
Helen Saville:
Sarah Lawson
Pauncefort Quentin:
Gerald Cross
Clara Hibbert:
Gudrun Ure
Florence Lancaster:
Elizabeth Sellars
Tom Veryan:
Timothy Dalton
Nicky Lancaster:
Martin Jarvis
David Lancaster:
Peter Williams
Bunty Mainwaring:
Kate Coleridge
Bruce Fairlight:
Peter Woodthorpe

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