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.

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

Vaudeville Theatre

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

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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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Dates confirmed for remaining Oscar Wilde season productions
Monday, December 18, 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 conclude the season from 20th July to 20th October (official opening on 2nd August).

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