Private Lives. Image shows from L to R: Amanda (Helena Bonham Carter), Elyot (Bill Nighy). Copyright: BBC
Private Lives

Private Lives

  • Radio comedy drama
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2010
  • 1 episode

Comedy by Noel Coward. Divorced couple Amanda and Elyot meet again on their second honeymoons. With Helena Bonham Carter and Bill Nighy. Stars Helena Bonham Carter, Bill Nighy, Andrea Riseborough, Paul Ritter and Annarose Cattanach

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2010
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Stars
Helena Bonham Carter, Bill Nighy, Andrea Riseborough, Paul Ritter and Annarose Cattanach
Writer
Noël Coward
Producer
Sally Avens
Companies

Noel Coward's comedy stars Helena Bonham Carter and Bill Nighy as a divorced couple who discover they are staying at the same hotel on the first night of their honeymoons with their new partners.

Elyot and Amanda realise that they are still in love with each other and should never have divorced. So they abandon their new spouses, Sibyl and Victor, and run off together. However, they soon find themselves caught up in the same violent arguments that originally plagued their stormy marriage.

Additional details

Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 2nd January 2010 at 2:30pm on BBC Radio 4
Episode length
90 minutes

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