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Private Lives

by Noel Coward, directed by Christopher Luscombe
  • Autumn 2020
Private Lives

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David Pugh and Theatre Royal Bath Productions present the inaugural production of The Nigel Havers Theatre Company

PRIVATE LIVES by Noel Coward

Starring Patricia Hodge and Nigel Havers.

Directed by Christopher Luscombe.

Set & Costume Design by Simon Higlett.

Lighting Design by Tim Mitchell.

Casting by Sarah Bird.

UK Tour Autumn 2020

Theatre Royal Bath, Thursday 1 – Saturday 10 October; 01225 448844; theatreroyal.org.uk

Norwich Theatre RoyalTuesday 13 – Saturday 17 October, 01603 630000, norwichtheatre.org

Everyman Theatre Cheltenham, Tuesday 20 – Saturday 24 October, 01242 572573, everymantheatre.org.uk, Tickets on sale soon

Newcastle Theatre RoyalTuesday 27 – Saturday 31 October, 0844 811 2121, theatreroyal.co.uk

Cambridge Arts Theatre, Tuesday 3 – Saturday 7 November, 01223 503333, cambridgeartstheatre.com, Tickets on sale soon

Richmond TheatreTuesday 10 – Saturday 14 November, 0844 871 7651, atgtickets.com/Richmond

Malvern Theatres, Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 November, 01684 892277, malvern-theatres.co.uk, Tickets on sale soon

Leeds Grand Theatre, Tuesday 16 – Saturday 20 March 2021, 0844 848 2700, Leedsgrandtheatre.com, Tickets on sale soon

Further dates to be announced.

Booking fees may apply. Calls to 0844 numbers cost up to 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.

David Pugh and Theatre Royal Bath Productions present the inaugural production of The Nigel Havers Theatre Company

PRIVATE LIVES by Noel Coward

Starring Patricia Hodge, Nigel Havers, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart and Natalie Walter.

Directed by Christopher Luscombe.

Set & Costume Design by Simon Higlett.

Lighting Design by Tim Mitchell.

Casting by Sarah Bird.

Patricia Hodge’s many theatre credits include A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (Trafalgar Studios),Copenhagen (Chichester Festival Theatre), Travels With My Aunt (Minerva, Chichester), Relative Values (Harold Pinter), Calendar Girls (Noel Coward Theatre), The Country Wife (Theatre Royal Haymarket), His Dark Materials (National), Noises Off (National), Money (National, for which she won the Olivier for Best Supporting Actress) and A Little Night Music(National).  Her recent television credits include Ursula Thorpe in A Very English Scandal (BBC), Mrs Pelham in Downton Abbey (ITV) and Penny in Miranda (BBC).

Nigel Havers’s television credits include the soon to be seen Roger in Finding Alice (ITV) and General Ransom in the new remake of All Creatures Great & Small (Channel 5).  Other recent television credits include Lewis Archer in Coronation Street (Granada), Stanley Keen in Benidorm (ITV) and Lord Hepworth in Downton Abbey (ITV).  Theatre includes Serge in the UK Tour and West End productions of Art, Algernon Moncrieff in the UK Tour of The Importance of Being Earnest and Maxim de Wynter in the UK Tour of Rebecca.  His film credits include playing David Niven in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Hofstadter in Paradise Lost, Dr Rawlins in Empire of the Sun and Lord Andrew Lindsay in Chariots of Fire.

Dugald Bruce-Lockhart most recently appeared as Michael Gove in The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson at Park Theatre.  He has also played David Cameron in The Three Lions (St James Theatre and Edinburgh Festival), for which he was nominated for Best Actor in The Stage Awards.  Other theatre credits include Bill Austin in Mamma Mia! (Novello), David Hart in Wonderland(Hampstead), Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps (UK Tour) and, for Ed Hall’s Propeller Theatre Company, he has played the title role in Henry V, Antipholus of Syracuse in Comedy of Errors and Ratcliffe in Richard III.

Natalie Walter’s most recent theatre credits include Pack of Lies (Menier Chocolate Factory), Jerusalem (Watermill Theatre), Smash (Menier Chocolate Factory), 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover(Bush), 39 Steps (Criterion), Hay Fever (Chichester Festival Theatre) and, for the RSC, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Love’s Labour’s Lost.  Natalie was a regular performer in the CBBC series Horrible Histories.

Patrons:
Dawn French, Felicity Kendal, Joanna Lumley,  Siân Phillips