The Vortex

The roaring twenties. A world in flux. The magnetic Florence Lancaster draws people to her like moths to a flame. But when her son Nicky arrives home from Paris with an unexpected fiancée and a secret, it sets off a chain of events which threatens to pull them all into a maelstrom.

Noël Coward’s brilliantly witty and stinging portrait of the darkness beneath the glittering surface of the Jazz Age is as vivid today as when it premiered, causing a sensation and catapulting its young writer to his first great success.

Cast & Crew


Bruce Fairlight
Clara Hibbert
David Lancaster
Florence Lancaster
Helen Saville
Nicky Lancaster
Pauncefort Quentin
Tom Veryan


‘Rhapsody in Blue’ Arrangement
Assistant Director
Assistant Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Casting Director
Company Stage Manager
Costume Designer
Costume Supervisor
Deputy Stage Manager
Lighting Designer
Movement Director
Music and Sound
Music Transcription
Production Manager
Props Supervisor
Set Designer


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Photo credits

  • Promotional Image by Chichester Festival Theatre, Creative Commons Attribution


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