Privates On Parade | Michael Grandage Company at the Noel Coward Theatre starring Simon Russell Beale

Noel Coward Theatre, St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4AA

Simon Russell Beale plays the cross-dressing Captain Dennis whose performances of Marlene Dietrich, Vera Lynn and Carmen Miranda form the centrepiece of Peter Nichols’ award-winning comedy set against the murderous backdrop of the Malaysian campaign at the end of the Second World War.

Private Steven Flowers is posted to the Song and Dance Unit in South East Asia where serving under the flamboyant Captain Terri Dennis he discovers it takes more than just a uniform to become a man.

Simon Russell Beale plays the cross-dressing Captain Dennis whose performances of Marlene Dietrich, Vera Lynn and Carmen Miranda form the centrepiece of Peter Nichols’ award-winning comedy set against the murderous backdrop of the Malaysian campaign at the end of the Second World War.

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Theatre: Noel Coward Theatre

Privates On Parade | Michael Grandage Company at the Noel Coward Theatre starring Simon Russell Beale

REVIEWS

‘An irresistible star performance from Simon Russell Beale’ Daily Telegraph

‘Michael Grandage could hardly have made a better start to his five-show West End season’ The Guardian

‘Riotous fun’ The Times

 ‘Simon Russell Beale is monumentally fabulous’ Time Out

 Evening Standard, Financial Times, The Independent