Noël Coward

Present Laughter

Andrew Scott

Realised with panache and a rich sense of mischief

Evening Standard

A treat of a production: a timely depiction of the hollow nature of fame led by a virtuoso yet beautifully nuanced performance that reminds us that this play’s original title was Sweet Sorrow

Financial Times

Andrew Scott dazzles in Coward's enduring classic comedy

The Guardian

Andrew Scott shines in glorious, revelatory production

The Independent

Matthew Warchus’ slick, witty and unexpectedly tender production

The Stage

Something remarkable has now happened at The Old Vic

The Telegraph

Andrew Scott is wondrous in this revelatory refresh of Noël Coward’s classic comedy

Time Out

The set by Rob Howell is an art-deco joy

The Times

Matthew Warchus’ illuminating and luminously funny new production


Tickets: £12, £16, £21, £30, £55, £65

Premium and VIP tickets available
Approx. running time 2 hrs 30 mins, incl. a 20 min interval
This production includes smoking (herbal cigarettes), some adult content and latex balloons

Can’t find the seats that you’re looking for? We have a limited allocation of tickets available for supporters from Patron level – please contact Sarah Elghady on 020 7981 0978, or find out more here.

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