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Release Date: Tuesday 30 July 2013
"Never trust a man with short legs - his brain's too near his bottom" Sir Noël Peirce Coward (December 16 1899 - March 26 1973)
A unique cinematic and theatrical figure, Noel Coward is represented here in some of his most iconic creations (Blithe Spirit, Private Lives, Brief Encounter) with contributions from Gertrude Lawrence and Margaret Leighton. In addition, he reads 10 of his own poems - hilarious, poignant, insightful and rare.
1. Brief Encounter - a complete adaptation
2. Blithe Spirit (Act II, Scene I)
3. Present Laughter (Act II, Scene I)
4. Private Lives (Act 1, Scene II)
5. The Boy Actor
6. Nothing is lost
8. Mrs Mallory
9. A Question of Values
10. Do I Believe?
11. Letter from the Seaside, 1880
13. A Lady at a Party
14. Opera Notes