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Coward, Sir Noellocked

Kt 1970

Born Teddington, 16 Dec. 1899; s of late Arthur Coward and Violet Veitch; died 26 March 1973

Education

Chapel Road Sch.; privately

Career

Made first appearance on stage, 1910, and has made many other successful stage appearances in London and New York, also in cabaret in London and Las Vegas. Played King Magnus in The Apple Cart, Haymarket, 1953. FRSL. Hon. DLitt Sussex, 1972. Plays: I’ll Leave It to You, 1920; The Young Idea, 1921; The Vortex, 1924; Easy Virtue, 1925; Fallen Angels, 1925; Hay Fever, 1925; On with the Dance (revue), 1925; The Queen was in the Parlour, 1926; This was a Man, 1926; The Marquise, 1927; Home Chat, 1927; Sirocco, 1927; This Year of Grace (revue), 1928; Bitter Sweet (operette), 1929; Private Lives, 1930; Cavalcade, 1931; Words and Music (revue), 1932; Design for Living, 1932; Conversation Piece, 1934; Point Valaine, 1945; To-Night at Eight-Thirty, 1936; Operette, 1938; Blithe Spirit, 1941; Present Laughter, 1942; This Happy Breed, 1943 (written 1939); Sigh No More (revue), 1945; Pacific 1860 (musical play), 1946; Peace In Our Time, 1947; Ace of Clubs (musical play), 1950; Relative Values (play), 1951; Quadrille, 1952; After the Ball (musical play), 1954; South Sea Bubble, 1956; Nude with Violin, 1956; Look After Lulu, 1959; London Morning (ballet), 1959; Waiting in the Wings, 1960; Sail Away (musical play), 1961 (USA), 1962 (Savoy Theatre); The Girl Who Came to Supper (USA), 1963; High Spirits, 1964; A Song at Twilight; Shadows of the Evening; Come into the Garden Maud, 1966; Films: In Which We Serve, 1942; This Happy Breed, 1944; Brief Encounter, 1945; Blithe Spirit, 1945; The Astonished Heart, 1950; Around The World in 80 Days, 1957; Our Man in Havana, 1959; Surprise Package, 1960; Bunny Lake is Missing, 1965; Boom, 1968; The Italian Job, 1968

Publications

Collected Sketches and Lyrics, 1931; Present Indicative (autobiography), 1937; To Step Aside, 1939; Middle East Diary, 1945; Star Quality (short stories), 1951; Noël Coward Song Book, 1953; Future Indefinite (autobiography), 1954; Pomp and Circumstance (novel), 1960; The Collected Short Stories of Noël Coward, 1962; Pretty Polly Barlow and other stories, 1964; Lyrics of Noël Coward, 1965; Bon Voyage (short stories), 1967; Not Yet the Dodo (verse), 1967

Clubs

Athenæum, Garrick

Address

Les Avants, sur Montreux, Switzerland