The Importance of Being Earnest at the Vaudeville Theatre

Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH
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Oscars Wilde’s much loved masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest at the Vaudeville Theatre.

‘Launched with a flourish’ (The Sunday Times), Classic Spring’s Oscar Wilde Season promises to cast new light on Wilde’s ground-breaking work, showing how more than a century on, he still strikes to the heart of social scandal.

Widely considered one of the funniest plays in English, Wilde’s classic comedy of false identities and true love is a superb satire of Victorian manners.

The Importance of Being Earnest comes runs from 20 July 2018 until 20 October 2018 at the Vaudeville Theatre.


‘It is very romantic to be in love. The very essence of romance is uncertainty’

Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners.


The cast features Sophie Thompson as Lady Bracknell, Jeremy Swift as Revered Chasuble, Fiona Button as Cecily Cardew, Pippa Nixon as Gwendolyn Fairfax and Stella Gonet as Miss Prism.
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