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Blithe Spirit

AuthorNoel Coward

NarratorFull Cast

Duration2h 12m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Plays and Dramatisations

Key StageKS4

PublisherNaxos

VersionAbridged

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When novelist Charles Condomine invites a medium to his house in order to learn about the occult for his new book, the last thing he or his second wife dream is that the seance will bring back his first wife, Elvira, who wants Charles all to herself.

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