Vaudeville Theatre: Importance of Being Earnest
We will be showing Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest live from the Vaudeville Theatre at 7.15pm on Thursday 8th October.
Poirot star David Suchet as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s much loved masterpiece, which opened to rave reviews at the Vaudeville Theatre, London for a strictly limited season.
Directed by Adrian Noble, (Amadeus, The King’s Speech, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) Wilde’s superb satire on Victorian manners is one of the funniest plays in the English language – the delightful repartee and hilarious piercing of hypocrisy and pomposity can still make you laugh out loud.
Two bachelor friends, the adorable dandy Algernon Moncrieff (Philip Cumbus – regular player at Shakespeare’s Globe) and the utterly reliable John Worthing J.P., (Downton Abbey’s Michael Benz) lead double lives to court the attentions of the exquisitely desirable Gwendolyn Fairfax (Emily Barber) and Cecily Cardew (Imogen Doel). The gallants must then grapple with the riotous consequences of their deceptions, and with the formidable Lady Bracknell.
Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish, order interval drinks.
For booking information please go here