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The Importance of Being Earnest
Information for The Importance of Being Earnest at The Watermill Theatre, Newbury (Play). Classic turn-of-the-century comedy of social manners. A very complicated plot that includes the famous "A Handbag!" line .. Jack Worthing is in love with Gwendolen Fairfax, daughter of the redoubtable Lady Bracknell, and cousin of his friend Algernon. They cannot wed until the mystery of his parentage (he was found in a handbag on Victoria Station) is resolved. Algy discovers that Jack has a pretty young ward, Cecily, living at the Manor and visits her pretending to be Jack's fictitious (and wicked) brother Ernest.
Performers Charlotte Beaumont (Cecily), Peter Bray (Algernon), Jim Creighton (Dr Chasuble), Claudia Jolly (Gwendolyn), Wendy Nottingham (Miss Prism), Morgan Philpott (Lane/Merriman), Benedict Salter (Jack), Connie Walker (Lady Bracknell).
Author Oscar Wilde. Producer Watermill Theatre. Director Kate Budgen. Design Amy Jane Cook. Lighting Sally Ferguson. Sound Jon McLeod.

The Importance of Being Earnest


Thursday, 23rd May 2019 to Saturday, 29th June 2019.
Mon-Sat 19:30. Thu, Sat Mats 14:30. Sat Jun 29 at 13:30, 18:30
22 June 2019 13:00 - Touch Tour
22 June 2019 14:30 - Audio Described

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The Importance of Being Earnest at The Watermill Theatre, NewburyQTix Codes:
Listing: L042949861
Production: T1995475438
Event: S3690
Venue: V733
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