Private Lives Audition Notice


Private Lives by Noel Coward

Playing Dates 12 – 13 June 2020 and 19-20 June 2020

A comic masterpiece from the master playwright Noel Coward. One of his finest and most loved plays, with the licence this time secured. Thank you Pat.

Elyot & Amanda meet again across an adjoining balcony at a hotel in France. Each on the first night of their honeymoon with their new spouse. Together they run off to Paris and renew an affair with its dangerous and comic consequences.

A very fast paced play, with physical and emotional comedy, a classic of any age.


Wednesday 12th February 2020 7:45pm – 10:00pm (Main Hall)

Sunday 16th February 2020 10:30am – 12:30 pm (Green Room)

The Characters, (gender, and playing ages)

Amanda Prynne– Female, 30’s

Victor Prynne (her huband)Male, 30’s

Sibyl Chase – Female,20’s plus

Elyot Chase  (her huband) Male 30’s plus

Louise – Female, all dialogue is in French,

For a pdf of the audition pieces please email  or contact Cliff.

NOTE: This is a small cast and except for Louise are on stage for large parts of the play. To be cast we will need everyone to be available for every rehearsal!

The cast will be announced by Friday 21 February 2020 and rehearsals will start on Monday 16 March 2020 with a readthrough. Acting rehearsals will start the following Monday.

Once cast, the scripts will be distributed. Please start learning lines before the rehearsals start. There are a number of physical scenes, where holding a script will be difficult to impossible.

Rehearsals will be on Monday and Wednesday at 7;45 pm and most but not all Sunday’s, mostly in the morning. A full rehearsal schedule will be issued once the play is cast.

If you would like to audition but cannot make the audition dates then please let Cliff know asap on 07547373326

Many thanks

Cliff Francis & Samantha Powell