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Until December 30, 2017

Dromgoole's revival takes the mothballs out of the melodrama.

The Guardian

Why See A Woman of No Importance?

OPENING THE OSCAR WILDE SEASON

Former Artistic Director of the Globe Dominic Dromgoole heads a new year-long season in celebration of Oscar Wilde with his new theatre company Classic Spring. Opening the event is A Woman of No Importance starring the delightful Olivier-winning Eve Best. An upper-class satire that could only have come from the pen of Wilde, secrets and lies collide at a posh country house party in a melodrama that impresses with wit and wisdom.

Following a cast of aristocrats, each with their own ambitions, A Woman of No Importance centres on the innocence of Gerald Arbuthnot, a young man on the up who is on the cusp of a new career with the consummate bachelor Lord Illingworth. As wine flows and rumours grow bigger, a truth comes out that pits Gerald against a glittering future or the love for his wronged mother.

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Dates

Previews from: 6 October 2017

Opening night: 16 October 2017

Audience

Recommended for ages eight and over.

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TBA

Cast and Creative

Cast

Eve Best as Mrs Arbuthnot
Eleanor Bron as Lady Pontefract
William Gaunt as Venerable Archdeacon Daubeny
Anne Reid as Lady Hunstanton
Dominic Rowan as Lord Illingworth
Emma Fielding as Mrs Allonby
Crystal Clarke as Hester Worsley
Sam Cox as Sir John Pontefract 
William Mannering as Lord Alfred
Harry Lister Smith as Gerald Arbuthnot
Phoebe Fildes as Lady Stutfield
Paul Rider as Mr Kelvil

Creative

Directed by Dominic Dromgoole
Written by Oscar Wilde
Designed by Jonathan Fensom
Lighting by Ben Ormerod 

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