The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance Being Earnest by the master of comedy Oscar Wilde, makes a welcome return/visit to Guildford society in this wonderfully witty, deliciously decadent and classic revival from The Original Theatre Company. 

Jack wishes to marry Algernon’s cousin the beautiful Gwendolen but first he must convince her mother, the fearsome Lady Bracknell, of the respectability of his parents and his past. For Jack, however, this is not as easy as it sounds, having started life abandoned in a handbag at Victoria station.

Prepare to take a welcome turn with Wilde’s much-loved Algernon, Jack, Gwendolen and Cecily, as town and country clash in a brilliant and wildly funny story of romance, identity, perambulators and capacious handbags.

Starring the imperious Gwen Taylor (Coronation Street, Duty Free and Barbara) as the formidable Lady Bracknell and the delightful Susan Penhaligon (Upstairs Downstairs and Bergerac) as the hapless Miss Prism, Wilde’s most famous and entertaining play is set to delight.

 

Presented by The Original Theatre Company

By Oscar Wilde

Cast includes Gwen Taylor & Susan Penhaligon

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Main Auditorium

Prices

From £21.00 - £32.50

Ticket prices include £1 Restoration Levy and £1 Booking Fee

 

Please note that Band D tickets may offer a restricted view. Please contact the Box Office for details.

 

Running times

TBC

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