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Noël Coward

Six degrees

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Noel Coward (right), whose 1931 song Mad Dogs and Englishmen references Hong

Saturday, 15 December, 2012, 11:20pm

Private Lives

Private Lives

Of all Noel Coward's 'well made plays', known for their sparkling dialogue and lightness of tone, Private Lives arguably has the most going on beneath its surface.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Private Lives

Noel Coward's classic comedy of manners set in 1920s France. Trouble brews when a divorced couple meet again while honeymooning with their new spouses, and find there is still a spark between them. Performed by the Hong Kong Players. In English. Tue-Sat, 7.30pm, Fringe 02 Theatre, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, $150, $190. Inquiries: 2521 7251

25 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Laughter still left in Playhouse

WHAT happens when one of a partnership dies? Does the one who is left still laugh? Noel Coward's domestic musings had particular poignancy at the Conrad Playhouse, when the show went on for the first time without its founder, British actor Derek Nimmo, who died in March, much-missed.

9 May 1999 - 12:00am

Coward's critic pens gala act

Interviewing Sheridan Morley is like trying to pin down a very charming black rainstorm. Endless anecdotes pour out of him in a deluge of words, washing away all prepared questions and attempts at interruption.

6 May 1999 - 12:00am

in the groove

Hi-Baby - Harlem Yu Cheerful and bouncy dance tunes are always pleasing, particularly those sung by an impish Yu (pictured). This album features his most popular traditional songs, including Try Again, Happy Birthday, Little Star and Happy Vacation. So there is a way to please everyone!

31 May 1998 - 12:00am

Twentieth Century Blues

Twentieth Century Blues - Various Artists (EMI) Neil Tennant, full-time Pet Shop Boy and co-producer of this project, said this Noel Coward tribute was never meant to be reverential, but rather, to see if Coward's songs could work in a different framework and time.

22 May 1998 - 12:00am


DERRIK Lewis, above, the popular American cabaret singer, stylist and pianist who performs in The Bar at The Peninsula, has so taken to Hong Kong that he has decided to record a CD dedicated to the territory.

21 Mar 1995 - 12:00am