CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
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 Eliza Tyson (Lady Bracknell), Sharan Phull (Cecily Cardew), Fela Lufadeju (Jack Worthing), Edward Franklin (Algernon Moncrief), Angela Clerkin (Miss Prism), Dominic Gately (Dr Chasuble), Darren Bennett (Land/Merriman). AuthorOscar Wilde.ProducerCurve.ProducerBirmingham Repertory Theatre.DirectorNikolai Foster.DesignIsla Shaw.LightingBen Cracknell.