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Arena: the NoelCoward Trilogy


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Captain Coward
The second of three programmes celebrating the life and career of Noel Coward focuses on the journey through the Far East which inspired his most famous song, Mad Dogs and Englishmen. Coward's s own home movies - being shown on television for the firsttime-capture him on trains in Japan, rickshaws in Pekingand elephants in Ceylon.
During thewaryears, an inspired partnershipwith director David Lean produced the acclaimed film In Which We
Serve, with Coward playing a role based on Louis Mountbatten.
This was followed by Brief
Encounter, the classic film co-written by Coward and based on his play Still Life. With contributions from John Mills ,
John Gielgud , Judy Campbell and Richard Attenborough. The final part of the Noel Coward trilogy is tomorrow at 7.50pm.


Director: David Lean
Unknown: Louis Mountbatten.
Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Judy Campbell
Unknown: Richard Attenborough.
Unknown: Noel Coward

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Arena: the NoelCoward Trilogy

BBC Two England, 12 April 1998 18.40

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