Noël Coward

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Standard Name: Coward, Noël
Used Form: Noel Coward

Connections

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Dedications Irene Handl
The success of IH 's earlier novel encouraged her to publish a sequel to it, The Gold Tip Pfitzer. She dedicated it to Noel Coward , from whom she said she had learned a...
Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Brett
It was, however, the second son, Maurice , who proved their father's favourite, and his status affected his treatment of his younger sisters. Sylvia writes of him as a plump little boy with rosy cheeks...
Family and Intimate relationships E. M. Delafield
EMD 's mother, Elizabeth Lydia Rosabelle (Bonham) de la Pasture , was a popular and prolific novelist whose work was admired by writers as far-ranging as Ivy Compton-Burnett and Evelyn Waugh . She wrote to...
Family and Intimate relationships Daphne Du Maurier
DDM wrote a play about her relationship with Ellen, September Tide, which disguised the lesbian nature of that relationship. In it Gertrude Lawrence (a performer celebrated for acting in Noël Coward 's plays) took...
Friends, Associates Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
Neighbours and guests of CADS in Cornwall included J. D. Beresford , Dorothy Richardson , and E. M. Delafield . Noël Coward came for a miserable weekend, when he was ostracized by the family because...
Friends, Associates Edith Sitwell
Beginning her editorship of Wheels, ES made other friendships, including those with Nancy Cunard , Nina Hamnett (whom she describes as generous and courageous), Walter Sickert (whose generosity and sense of fun she celebrates),...
Friends, Associates F. Tennyson Jesse
There they spent time with journalists broadcasters, actors, and writers like Alexander Woollcott , Greta Garbo , Alfred Lunt , Lynn Fontanne , Noël Coward , Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson , Sam Behrman ,...
Friends, Associates G. B. Stern
One of GBS 's close friends was Sheila Kaye-Smith , with whom she collaborated in works about Jane Austen . Another was Noël Coward , who met her after sending her a fan letter, introduced...
Friends, Associates Barbara Cartland
BC delighted in the company of the famous, beautiful, and charming. She frequented the Embassy Club , as did Michael Arlen , Cecil Beaton , Charlie Chaplin , and Gloria Vanderbilt , and she counted...
Friends, Associates E. Nesbit
The friends of EN 's last years, both old and new, included Marshall Steele , Edward Andrade , actresses Athene Seyler and Sybil Thorndike , and writers Noël Coward , G. B. Stern , Lord Dunsany
Friends, Associates Virginia Woolf
By the time of the move to Tavistock Square, VW began to socialize more than she had in years. She circulated with Bloomsbury familiars and (re)acquainted herself with Rebecca West , Rose Macaulay ,...
Friends, Associates Clemence Dane
Among CD 's many friends were Sybil Thorndike , Lewis Casson , Noël Coward , and Alfred Hitchcock . Coward valued her friendship and her perceptive criticism of his work very highly, and used her...
Friends, Associates Radclyffe Hall
During the 1920s, RH and Una Troubridge were friends with a wide range of writers, actors, and artists, including Ida Wylie , Romaine Brooks , Natalie Barney , Noël Coward , Tallulah Bankhead , and...
Health Hilary Mantel
While there she fell seriously ill. Her hair fell out, and grew back as merely fluff. By the time her brothers were born and her parents were moving apart, she was ill so much that...
Intertextuality and Influence George Paston
A battle of the sexes similar to those of Noel Coward in its self-conscious theatricality, the drama centres on two stars competing for attention by insulting one another's performances.

Timeline

26 November 1945
The film Brief Encounter, starring actress Celia Johnson , directed by David Lean , based on a play by Noël Coward , had its English premiere.