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Until October 20, 2018

the play itself is obviously and eternally very funny...plenty of gorgeous, gleeful moments

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Oscar Wilde's Masterpiece

Oscar Wilde's wildly funny play returns to the West End once again for 2018. Widely considered one of the funniest plays in English, The Importance of Being Earnest is one of Wilde's most popular works. Join Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily as they discover that the course of true love never did run smooth.

The penultimate piece in the Oscar Wilde season at the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End The Importance of Being Earnest showcases Wilde's true genius. Throwing love, logic and love in the air The Importance of Being Earnest creates one of theatre's greatest fireworks.

What's The Importance of Being Earnest about?

Jack and Algy, two well to do bachelors in Victorian England, are wishing for some excitement in their lives. Both creating an alter ego named Earnest, Jack and Algy attempt to win the hearts of Gwendolyn and Cecily, two women who, conveniently, claim to only love men called Earnest. As the pair struggle to keep up with their stories the foursome become entangled in a tale of deception and misadventure


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Opening night: 20 July 2018

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Fiona Button as Cecily Cardew
Stella Gonet as Miss Prism
Pippa Nixon as Gewndolyn Fairfax
Sophie Thompson as Lady Bracknell
Jeremy Swift as Reverend Chasuble

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