Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit ran at the Gielgud Theatre from 1 March to 7 June 2014, general managed by Playful Productions. Directed by Michael Blakemore, the production starred Janie Dee, Charles Edwards, Jemima Rooper and Angela Lansbury, marking the Oscar-winning and five-time Tony Award-winner’s return to the West End for the first time in nearly forty years. The production was designed by Simon Higlett, with lighting by Mark Jonathan, sound by Ben and Max Ringham, associate costume design by Bill Butler and casting by Gabrielle Dawes CDG.
Blithe Spirit was produced by Lee Dean, Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, John Frost, Steve Traxler, Will Trice and Charles Diamond.
“Angela Lansbury is perfect. Effortless… A top class show” Daily Mail ★★★★★
“Angela Lansbury is terrific. A tour de force” Daily Telegraph ★★★★★