The Importance of Being Earnest

Cast includes David Suchet. Written shortly before Wilde fell foul of society's unbending condemnation, The Importance of Being Earnest delights in debunking social pretensions. Two bachelor friends, upper crust dandy Algernon Moncrieff and the most reliable John Worthing J.P., lead double lives to court the attentions of the desirable Gwendolyn Fairfax and Cecily Cardew. The gallants must then grapple with the uproarious consequences of their ruse, and with the formidable Lady Bracknell.

Oscar Wilde
Adrian Noble
The Importance of Being Earnest Performance Dates & Times
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 24 June, 2015
Booking to: 
Saturday, 7 November, 2015

Vaudeville Theatre

404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH
Nearest tube:
Charing Cross

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Our Review

How appropriate it is, in a play all about the living of double lives and putting different versions of ourselves on display, for the most showy female role (and one of the most famous in all of theatrical comedy) to be played by a revered senior actor David Suchet. A global celebrity thanks to his quarter of a century association with Agatha Christie's Poirot on television, he now swaps the... Read more

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