TV’s Poirot returns to the West End stage as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Ernest
David Suchet is back in the West End this season to play the indomitable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Ernest.
Famously portrayed by Edith Evans, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Penelope Keith, Geoffrey Rush and Brian Bedford it is David Suchet who will be uttering Lady Bracknell’s immortal words “a handbag” with the utmost astonishment and disgust.
The West End revival of the Importance of Being Earnest comes to the Vaudeville Theatre for a strictly limited run from 24 June – 7 November 2015.
David Suchet is one of the UK’s most respected stage and screen actors. His award-winning TV performance as Agatha Christie’s Poirot from 1989 to 2013 has made him a star all over the world. He has most recently performed in the world tour of Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of The Last Confession. Other recent theatre credits include Long Day’s Journey Into Night and All My Sons at the Apollo Theatre.