Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1899/12/16 Noel Coward is born in 1899 in Teddington, Middlesex, a suburb of London to Arthur Sabin Coward, a piano salesman, and Violet Agnes Coward, daughter of Henry Gordon Veitch, a captain in the Royal Navy. Born
1910/00/00 Noel Coward steals a coral necklace from a friend of his mother's, pawns it for five shillings, and buys "The Magic City" by E Nesbit at the Army and Navy Stores. Life
1922/00/00 It was in 1922 that I first met Nesbit, she was living near Dymchurch and I went boldly and called on her. Her husband, The Skipper, and she were living in a sort of Nissen hut at Jesson St Mary's, between Dymchurch and Littlestone. - Noel Coward Visitor Dymchurch Kent
1922/04/00 Noel and his mother Violet, discover a suitable cottage next door to the Star Inn pub at St Mary-in-the-Marsh in Kent. Visitor St Mary in the Marsh Kent
1922/04/00 Noel Coward writes one of his first and most controversial plays, The Vortex, in a converted stable next to The Star Inn. The drawing room play is about a 1920s socialite and her decadent son. Author The Star Inn St Mary in the Marsh
1922/04/00 Noel finds yard at Church Of St Mary The Virgin very a peaceful place to, proped up against a tombstone, he writes "The Queen was in the Parlour". Author Church Of St Mary The Virgin, St Mary in the Marsh St Mary in the Marsh
1922/07/00 Summer evenings, Noel and Violet ride up to Aldington knoll on bicycles and pause to admire the "darkening country ... lamps twinkling in cottage windows, bats swooping down from the high trees, and the lighthouse flashing all along the coast." Visitor Aldington Kent
1924/11/25 Directed and co-starring Coward and featuring Lilian Braithwaite, The Vortex opens at the Everyman Theatre, Hampstead, London. Actor, Director, Playwright
1927/00/00 Noel Coward buys Goldenhurst Farm, set in 139 acres in Aldington overlooking Romney Marsh. He shared the C16 farmhouse with his lover Jack Wilson, his parents and Aunt Vida. The extended family had been living with him in Ebury Street, London. Home Goldenhurst Manor Aldington
1927/00/00 Noel Coward buys Goldenhurst Farm, set in 139 acres in Aldington overlooking Romney Marsh. He shared the C16 farmhouse with his lover Jack Wilson, his parents and Aunt Vida. The extended family had been living with him in Ebury Street, London. Home Goldenhurst, The Old House Aldington
1929/00/00 Noel Coward types the final draft of Private Lives at the Peninsula Hotel Author Private Lives The Peninsula Hong Kong Kowloon
1931/01/27 "Private Lives" opens on Broadway at the Times Square Theatre. Directed by Noel Coward, the comedy of manners in three acts stars Coward as Elyot, Gertrude Lawrence as Amanda and Laurence Olivier as Victor. Actor Private Lives Times Square Theater, NYC New York City
1942/09/17 "In Which We Serve" is released in the United Kingdom Actor, Co-Director, Screenwriter In Which We Serve (film)
1946/00/00 "Brief Encounter " is released. Producer Brief Encounter
1969/06/05 Directed by Peter Collinson, "The Italian Job", heist film starring Michael Caine, Nol Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone, Tony Beckley, Rossano Brazzi and Maggie Blye opens at the Plaza Cinema in London. Actor The Italian Job (1969 film) Paramount and Universal Cinemas, London London

2 Creative Works by Noel Coward »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Private Lives Author Play 1929/00/00
In Which We Serve (film) Actor, Co-Director, Screenwriter Film 1942/09/17

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