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Easy Virtue

Noël Coward

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  11f, 8m

"Stingingly funny lines." - London Broadcasting

"A shining jewel. ... A brilliant, searing attack on narrow minded morals and hypocrisy." - Today

Contained in the volume Coward Plays 1 with Hay Fever, The Vortex and Fallen Angels.

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    11f, 8m
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The family is scandalized when son arrives home married to an unsuitable older woman who drips diamonds, pearls, previous marriages and scandal. She is also kindly, articulate, generous, sympathetic and lovable, unlike the other characters. After a dramatic appearance wearing all of her jewelry at the family dance, she leaves her young husband in the hands of his wholesome former sweetheart and makes a stylish exit.

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11f, 8m
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"Stingingly funny lines." - London Broadcasting

"A shining jewel. ... A brilliant, searing attack on narrow minded morals and hypocrisy." - Today

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Noël Coward

Noël Peirce Coward was born in 1899 and made his professional stage debut as Prince Mussel in The Goldfish at the age of 12, leading to many child actor appearances over the next few years. His breakthrough in playwriting was the controversial The Vortex (1924), which featured themes of drugs and a ...

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