If you want to use Noël Coward's work you will need a licence and/or permission to do so.
The work of Sir Noël Coward is fully protected by copyright worldwide. All uses of any work or part of any work requires a licence from the relevant organisation charged by the copyright owner NC Aventales AG to administer the work on its behalf.
The sheer volume of work which Coward generated throughout his life has led to different aspects of it being divided amongst a number of different organisations.
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information provided below is accurate, the controller of the website has no liability for any errors or omissions. For further information, please contact Sarah McNair at Alan Brodie Representation Ltd.
Foreign language Rights are handled by sub-agents in the relevant territories appointed by ABR Ltd. For further information, please contact Sarah McNair at email@example.com
For the use of songs in a dramatic context, worldwide rights are handled by ABR Ltd (but see the note under Songs )
For UK amateur productions please contact Samuel French Ltd.
For UK professional productions, please contact Alan Brodie Representation Ltd.
For US stock and amateur productions, please contact Samuel French Incorporated.
For US first class professional productions, please contact Robert A Freedman Dramatic Agency Inc.
For amateur and professional rights in the UK, please contact Alan Brodie Representation Ltd.
For US amateur and professional please contact Music Theatre International (www.musicalheaven.com).
Film, Television and other Media
Worldwide rights are controlled by Alan Brodie Representation Ltd. However, certain play titles are controlled by film companies in particular territories. For further information contact Alan Brodie at firstname.lastname@example.org
For these purposes songs include lyrics, music and any part thereof.
Worldwide music publisher is Warner Chappell Music Ltd/Inc. (There are some exceptions where songs are controlled by EMI). For the most part, any performance of the songs or music will be licensed by Warner Chappell Music but please note the following • Read
Photographs & Images
The copyright in photographs of Noël Coward is generally held by the photographer unless they have been purchased by a photographic library or other organisation or assigned to the Noël Coward Estate.
Photographs cannot be downloaded or used in any form without first receiving permission from the copyright owner.