The Importance of Being Earnest

Wigan Little Theatre

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The Importance of Being Earnest
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The Importance of Being Earnest

31st May – 10th June

A legendary masterpiece of comedy, romance and Victorian manners.

A Period Drama

 

Written By Oscar Wilde
Directed by Collette Kerwin

Jack and Algernon are wealthy gentlemen. Jack wants to marry Algernon’s cousin Gwendolen, but must first convince her mother, Lady Bracknell, of the respectability of his parents. Having been abandoned in a handbag at Victoria station, this is quite a difficult task!

Algernon introduces himself to Cecily as Ernest, knowing she is already fascinated by tales of his wickedness and they become engaged. 

However, in the best tradition of the well-made play, identities are revealed and the plot resolved to everyone’s satisfaction.

Cast List
John Worthing (Jack) 
Neil Brogan
Algernon Moncrieff
Niall Wilkinson
Lady Bracknell   
Maureen Schofield
Gwendolen Fairfax Francesca Wellman
Miss Prism 
Patricia Ashurst
Canon Chasuble
David Love
Cecily Cardew  
Hermione Hanley-Lloyd
Merriman/Lane
Brian Gallagher

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