Performance

VenueVaudeville Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From24th June 2015
Opened1st July 2015
To7th November 2015
WhenMon-Sat 19:30. Wed,Sat Mats 14:30
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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being EarnestT0586255156
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.
Author Oscar Wilde


Archive :: production:T0586255156, play:S3690, venue:V417
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Production details

Production Changes

Previous details associated with this item and date of change.
23 Jan 15
I:Adrian Noble, P:David Suchet, P:Emily Barber, P:Michael Benz, P:Philip Cumbus, P:Imogen Doel, P:Michele Dotrice, P:Richard O'Callaghan, E:Kim Poster (for Stanhope Productions), E:Nica Burns

Company

Producer Kim Poster (for Stanhope Productions)
Producer Nica Burns
Producer Adrian Noble
Director Adrian Noble
Design Peter McKintosh
Lighting Howard Harrison
Sound Gareth Owen
Music Larry Blank
Performer David Suchet
Performer Emily Barber (Gwendolen Fairfax)
Performer Michael Benz (Jack Worthing)
Performer Philip Cumbus (Algernon Moncrieff)
Performer Imogen Doel (Cecily Cardew)
Performer Michele Dotrice (Miss Prism)
Performer Richard O'Callaghan (Chasuble)

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