Sue Hyman Associates logo

WILTON'S Music Hall, Siân Phillips and John Standing

Wilton's Music Hall

Siân Phillips Crossing Borders
Thursday 13, Friday 14 & Friday 21 January at 8.00pm musical direction by Kevin Amos.

John Standing Noёl Coward cabaret
Sunday 16 Jan at 4.00pm, Mon 17 - Wed 19 Jan & Sat 22 January at 8.00pm.

www.wiltons.org.uk

Siân Phillips Crossing Borders

Thursday 13, Friday 14 & Friday 21 January at 8.00pm musical direction by Kevin Amos.

'Crossing Borders' is a a new evening of songs including musical numbers by Leonard Bernstein, Jacques Brel, Kurt Weill, Rogers and Hart and Susan Werner. It is directed by Brendan O' Hea with musical direction by Kevin Amos.

Siân Phillips is currently filming the title role in ‘Bella Fleace Gave A Party’ based on an Evelyn Waugh short story, directed by Leonora Lonsdale. Her co star is John Standing. Her most recent credits include as Madam Armfeldt in ‘A Little Night Music’ at the Opera Theater St Louis, ‘Juliet and Her Romeo’ for Tom Morris Bristol Old Vic, ‘Calendar Girls’, Chichester and West End and as Madame de Rosemonde in ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ directed by Rufus Norris New York.

John Standing Noёl Coward cabaret

Sunday 16 Jan at 4.00pm, Mon 17 - Wed 19 Jan & Sat 22 January at 8.00pm.

John Standing will present his highly-acclaimed personal tribute to Noёl Coward for 5 performances only. He played Victor opposite Maggie Smith in John Gielgud’s legendary production of Noёl Coward’s ‘Private Lives’ in Los Angeles, Toronto and Broadway. John Standing has often portrayed stylish comic characters in Oscar Wilde and Noёl Coward comedies. His extensive stage, film and TV career includes seasons with the RSC, the National and Chichester Festival Theatre.

TV roles include in ‘Love In A Cold Climate’ with Rosamund Pike and the BBC series ‘The Line of Beauty’ with Hayley Atwell.

Each performance will be followed by a short unseen Noёl Coward film. The screening is exclusive 20 minute footage of Noёl Coward directing ‘Bitter Sweet’ in 1929. It has never been shown in the UK. The film has been loaned by The Noёl Coward Foundation. On Sunday 16 January there will be tea and cakes in the bar from 3.00pm and on Saturday 22 January there will be live jazz in the Mahogany Bar following the screening.

On Saturday 15 January there is a vintage free Cinema Evening followed by 1930’s dancing.

Wilton’s Music Hall,
Box Office 020 7702 2789
no bking fee
Tickets Ł15.00 ( no concs)
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1 8JB
10 mins walk from Tower Hill or Aldgate East tube stations
DLR Tower Gateway
Buses: D3, 115, RV1, 100, 79, 42, 15, 25, 205, 254
Siân Phillips Crossing Borders Running time 1 hr 20 mins no interval
John Standing sings Noel Coward Running time 1 hour
www.wiltons.org.uk a small fee is charged for online bookings

20 December 2010