Present Laughter (1981)

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 1981
  • 2 episodes (1 series)

TV adaptation of Noël Coward's comic play Present Laughter, following self-absorbed actor Garry Essendine and his complex love life. Also features Donald Sinden, Dinah Sheridan, Gwen Watford, Julian Fellowes, Belinda Lang and more.

Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1981
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
2 (1 series)
Stars
Donald Sinden, Dinah Sheridan, Gwen Watford, Julian Fellowes, Belinda Lang, Elizabeth Counsell, Jill Johnson, Michael Fleming and more
Writer
Noël Coward
Directors
Rick Gardner and Alan Strachan
Producers
Keith Williams and John Gale
Companies

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 16th December 1981 at 7:40pm on BBC One

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