Volcano

Venue: 
Vaudeville Theatre
Location: 
West End

Cast includes Jenny Seagrove Recently widowed Adela Shelly finds herself being seduced by the suave Guy Littleton, a visitor to her elegant Pacific house on the side of an island volcano. When Guy’s acid-tongued wife Melissa decides to fly in to see off the competition, she hasn’t contemplated that Adela’s best friend, Ellen, might also be falling for her husband… and as tensions bubble up from under the surface and begin to erupt, so does the volcano, all with explosive consequences…

By: 
Noel Coward
Director: 
Roy Marsden
Volcano Schedule
Opening date: 
Tuesday, 14 August, 2012
Booking to: 
Saturday, 29 September, 2012
Address:
404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH
Nearest tube:
Charing Cross

Our Review

I have seen this play variously described as Noël Coward's 'secret play', and his 'undiscovered masterpiece' (which obviously has now been discovered) and a 'rare play exhumed', together with alluring descriptions promising a glimpse into the 'saucy side' of the still revered and much-loved author. Sounds appealing, eh?

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