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KALW Performing Arts Special
Noel Coward Birthday Special on Open Air, Thursday 12/22 at 1pm
For this year's thirtieth annual Noel Coward Birthday Special, host Alan Farley offers a retrospective of past celebrations. Highlights include: Graham Payn on how he first met Coward, and how Noel wrote “Matelot” for him him; Elaine Stritch on how Coward discovered her and starred her in “Sail Away” on Broadway and in London; David Attenborough on visiting the set of “In Which We Serve,” in which his brother Richard played a leading role; and playwright Neil Simon on how Coward was instrumental in his career. Thursday at 1pm.