The Original Theatre Company presents
The Importance of Being Earnest
By Oscar Wilde
Starring Gwen Taylor
Directed by Alastair Whatley
The Importance Of Being Earnest by the master of comedy Oscar Wilde, makes a welcome visit to Lichfield 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, Earnest, Gwendolen and Cecily, as town and country clash in a brilliant and wildly funny story of romance, identity, perambulators and capacious handbags.
Starring national treasure Gwen Taylor (Coronation Street, Duty Free and Barbara) as the formidable Lady Bracknell, Wilde’s most famous and entertaining play is set to delight and amuse this Spring.