Collected Anthologies




The Coward Collection

A series of play anthologies produced by Methuen to mark the centenary of Noël Coward’s birth, introduced by Sheridan Morley


Lyrics, Verse & Sketches


Collected Reve Sketches and Parodies

selected and introduced by Barry Day with preface by Sheridan Morley (Methuen)


Noël Coward Collected Verse

edited and introduced by Graham Payn and Martin Tickner (Methuen)


Not Yet the Dodo and Other Verse

by Noël Coward


The Complete Lyrics of Noël Coward

edited by Barry Day


Essential Noël Coward Songbook

introduced by Noël Coward (US Omnibus)


Sir Noël Coward, His Music & Lyrics

edited by Lee Snider


Sir Noël Coward: His Words and Music

by I.M.P.


Noël Coward Gala: His Words and Music - Volume 2

edited by Lee Snider


Noël Coward Rediscovered

by Noël Coward (Warner Brothers Publications)



by Charles Castle



Short Stories & Plays


The Collected Stories

with a preface by Martin Tickner (Methuen)


Short Stories, Short Plays and Songs

by Noël Coward, introduced and edited by Gilbert Millstein



Noël Coward Autobiographies & Biographies


Present Indicative (1937)


Future Indefinite (1954)


Noël Coward: Autobiography

with introduction by Sheridan Morley

Consisting of Present Indicative, Future Indefinite and the Uncompleted Past Conditional (Methuen World Classics: The Coward Collection)


A Talent to Amuse

Biography of Noël Coward, by Sheridan Morley


Noël Coward

A Bio-Bibliography by Cole Stephen


Noël Coward

A Biography, by Philip Hoare



by Charles Castle


Noël Coward Diaries & Letters


The Noël Coward Diaries

edited by Graham Payn


The Letters of Noël Coward (Diaries, Letters and Essays)

edited by Barry Day


Middle East Diary

by Noël Coward


Australia Visited

by Noël Coward

Books on Noël Coward's Life & Times


A Last Encore: Words By Noël Coward Pictures From His Life And Times

by John Hadfield


Cowardy Custard, The World of Noël Coward

by John Hadfield


England my England: A Treasury of all things English

by Gerry Hanson


File on Coward

compiled by Jacqui Russell


Firefly, Noël Coward In Jamaica

by Adrian Boot and Chris Salewicz


Genius and Lust: The Creativity and Sexuality of Cole Porter and Noël Coward

by Joe Morella and George Mazzei


Jesting Jeremiah: a Study of Noël Coward's Comic Vision

by C.R Yaravintelimath


Look Back in Pleasure: Noël Coward Reconsidered

edited and introduced by Sheridan Morley and Joel Kaplan


Mad Dogs & Englishmen: A Study Of Noël Coward

by Clarence Ralph Morse


Modern Dramatists: Noël Coward

by Frances Gray


My Life with Noël Coward

by Graham Payn


Noël & Cole: The Sophisticates

by Stephen Citron


Noël Coward & Radclyffe Hall, Kindred Spirits

by Terry Castle


Noël Coward and Company

by Richard Biers


Noël Coward and his Friends

by Cole Lesley


Out In The Midday Sun: The Paintings Of Noël Coward

by Sheridan Morley


Remembered Laughter, the Life of Noël Coward

by Cole Lesley (US)


Silverlands – Growing up at the Actor’s Orphanage

a memoir by Judy Staber


Speaking of Noël Coward

interviews by Alan Farley and edited by Ron Lazar


Star Quality: The Treasures Of Noël Coward

by Barry Day  


The Amazing Mr Noël Coward

by Patrick Braybrooke


The Art of Noël Coward

by Robert Graecen


The Cream Of Noël Coward

selected by Michael Cox, preface by Graham Payn and Sheridan Morley. The Folio Society.


The Essential Noël Coward Compendium

by Barry Day  


The Life of Noël Coward

by Cole Lesley (UK)


The Privilege Of His Company

by Merchant William


The Privilege Of His Company

by William Merchant


The Unknown Noël

by Barry Day


Books on Coward's Theatre & Acting


A Theatrical Feast

by Elizabeth Sharland


Coward the Playwright

by John Lahr


Great Acting

(The transcripts of eight interviews with celebrated actors, including Noël Coward, originally televised on BBC2 in 1965 and 1966), by Hal Burton


Love from Shakespeare to Coward

by Elizabeth Sharland


Noël And Gertie

an entertainment devised by Sheridan Morley


Play the Scene

by Michael Schuman and Eva Mekler


Radio’s Famous Mystery Voice Remembers: ‘And the next object…’

by Norman Hackforth


The British On Broadway

by Elizabeth Sharland


The Private Lives Of Noël And Gertie

by Sheridan Morley


Theatrical Companion to Coward

by Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson


The Scarlet Wench

(novel based around a production of Blithe Spirit), by Nora Tierney



Books on Noël Coward's Films


Brief Encounter: A Critical Study of the Film

by Richard Dyer (BFI Film Classics Series)


Coward on Film

by Barry Day


Masterworks of The British Cinema: Brief Encounter, The Third Man, Kind Hearts and Coronets, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

introduction by John Russell Taylor


Noël Coward Screenplays: In Which We Serve, Brief Encounter, The Astonished Heart

edited by Barry Day


Three British Screen Plays: Brief Encounter, Odd Man Out, Scott of the Antarctic

edited by Roger Manvell and foreword by Frank Launder



Books of Noël Coward Quotations


Noël Coward in his Own Words

by Barry Day


Noël Coward, a Life in Quotes

by Barry Day


The Quotable Noël Coward

by Sheridan Morley


The Sayings of Noël Coward

by Philip Hoare


The Wicked Wit of Noël Coward

by Dominique Engright


The Wit of Noël Coward

by Richard Dicks

© Alan Brodie Representation. Noël Coward photo © Courtesy of the Richard Avedon Foundation