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Performance

VenueGeneral
TownGeneral
CountyWarwickshire
From8th June 2010
To9th June 2010
What is currently on at General (V0835786775)

An Ideal Husband

T1138499322
First performed 1895. In decorous London society, where most women have their eyes set on snaring the perfect husband, Mrs Laura Cheveley is set on securing a lucrative Argentinian investment. All she needs to ensure the success of her scheme are corruptible connections in high places. Luckily, upright government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern, has a dark secret, and Mrs Cheveley knows exactly what it is. Now she just has to slice right through Sir Robert's outwardly respectable world, bending his earlier shame to her advantage. But there is one last hope for Sir Robert: Mrs Cheveley has a dark secret too, and Sir Robert's adoring wife, Lady Chiltern, who was at school with her, knows exactly what it is. Set in London in 1985, An Ideal Husband is considered to be Oscar Wilde's dramatic masterpiece. Blisteringly witty, the play is both a stylish comedy and a searing exposure of hypocrisy and bogus morality. In its analysis of ambition, shame, corruption and ruin, it speaks most passionately, not only to our age, but also to Wilde's personal crisis at the time.
Author Oscar Wilde


Archive :: production:T1138499322, play:S2334, venue:V0835786775

Production details

This event takes place at Jophson Gardens, Dormer Place, Leamington Spa CV32

Company

Producer Heartbreak Productions
Director Peter Mimmack
Design Louie Whitemore
Performer Andrew Tait
Performer Oliver Hume
Performer Bethany Thompson
Performer Gabrielle Douglas
Performer Helen Rynne

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