Production History

 

This page includes an array of artwork, images and quotes to support students and teachers in their understanding of the theatrical context of the play.

 
 
Timeline

 

Click to see more images from each production

 
Talking Private Lives

Below are a series of selected quotes from those who have acted in or directed Private Lives throughout the years giving their perspective on the experience of performing in the play.

Advertising examples 1930 vs present day

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

HMV (‘His Master’s Voice’) advert from the original 1930 programme of Private Lives