The Astonished Heart
A short play in six scenes by Noël Coward, one of ten that make up Tonight at 8:30, a cycle written to be performed across three evenings. The tells the story through a series of flashbacks in reverse order.
First produced in 1935 in Manchester and on tour and played in London (1936), New York (1936–1937) and Canada (1938).
Performance history in South Africa
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