Performances

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece is one of the wittiest and most delightful plays in the repertoire. Wilde called it ‘A trivial comedy for serious people’ and this reflects the sparkling humour and mischievous sophistication of this great play. Wilde created a cast of brilliant characters and gave them many unforgettable lines on such crucial subjects as cucumber sandwiches, the unfashionable side of Belgrave Square, and the cloakroom at Victoria Station. And then there is the handbag!