The Importance of Being Earnest Tickets, The Vaudeville Theatre

Vaudeville Theatre, London
The Importance of Being Earnest
Vaudeville Theatre, London
Our Review 4 / 5

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.

Opening date |
24th June 2015
Available until |
7th November 2015
Categories |
Oscar Wilde
Adrian Noble

Vaudeville Theatre Venue Information

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

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Our Review of The Importance of Being Earnest


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 dapper signature moustache for rouge to play Lady Bracknell — and she's nothing to do... Read more

Latest The Importance of Being Earnest News & Features

Dates confirmed for remaining Oscar Wilde season productions
Monday, 18 December, 2017
Dominic Dromgoole’s company Classic Spring has announced dates for the final two productions in his Oscar Wilde season at the Vaudeville Theatre. Following the opening production A Woman of No Importance, which currently runs at the theatre starring Eve Best, and Kathy Burke’s production of Lady Windermere’s Fan (from 12th January), An Ideal Husband will run from 10th April to 14th July (with an official opening on 3rd May) and The Importance of Being Earnest will...
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