Sheridan Morley

Sheridan Morley (5 December 1941, in Ascot, Berkshire − 16 February 2007, in London) was an English author, biographer, critic and broadcaster. He was the official biographer of Sir John Gielgud and wrote biographies of many other theatrical figures he had known, including Noël Coward. Nicholas Kenyon called him a “cultural omnivore” who was “genuinely popular with people”.

Books in order of publication:

Theatre retrospectives and collected reviews

Other works

The Stephen Sondheim Songbook (Chappel/Elm Tree Books, 1979).

The Brits in Hollywood: Tales from the Hollywood Raj (UK: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1983). also published as Tales From The Hollywood Raj: The British, the Movies, and Tinseltown (New York: Viking, 1983).

The Noël Coward Diaries (with Graham Payn; Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1982).

The Great Stage Stars (Angus & Robertson, Australia and UK, 1986) Dedicated: “For Margaret whose book this really is.'”

Theatrical Companion to Coward (second edition, with Barry Day, Oberon Books, 2000).

Asking For Trouble, memoirs. (Hodder & Stoughton, 2002).

An Evening with Sheridan Morley and Michael Law with Judy Campbell (CD).

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