Production photos of Noel Coward’s Volcano at the Vaudeville Theatre in London

Bill Kenwright and Thelma Holt have brought Noel Coward’s play Volcano to the Vaudeville Theatre in London, starring Jenny Seagrove, Dawn Steele and Jason Durr.

Jenny Seagrove in Volcano. Photo by Roy Tan

Jenny Seagrove in Volcano. Photo by Roy Tan

Never performed in the author’s lifetime due to its scandalous subject matter, Roy Marsden directs the first major production of play which gives a fascinating insight into the glamorous and sometimes scandalous expat island lifestyle which Coward himself enjoyed.

Recently widowed Adela Shelly finds herself being seduced by the suave Guy Littleton, a visitor to her elegant Pacific house on the side of an island volcano. When Guy’s acid-tongued wife Melissa decides to fly in to see off the competition, she hasn’t contemplated that Adela’s best friend, Ellen, might also be falling for her husband… and as tensions bubble up from under the surface and begin to erupt, so does the volcano, all with explosive consequences…

Photos by RoyTan.

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