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The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde
Directed by Margaret Hakansson
2nd – 9th May 1992

Described by Oscar Wilde as “A trivial comedy for serious people”, Importance has hardly been off a stage some time, somewhere since the first performance in 1895. Yet the wit is as crisp and sharp as when it delighted those first audiences.

Gwendoline refuses to marry Jack because his name is not Ernest. Her mother, Lady Bracknell, will not countenance him as a son-in-law because he was bred in a handbag (how should that line be said…?).

A favourite play which retains its freshness.

Festivals

  • Felixstowe
    • Best Dressed Play
Part of the Barn’s 1991-1992 Season.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by
Margaret Hakansson

CAST

Algernon Moncrieff
John (Jack) Worthing, JP
Lady Bracknell
The Hon Gwendolen Fairfax
Cecily Cardew
Miss Prism
Rev Canon Chasuble
Merriman

CREATIVE TEAM

Lighting Design
Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Lighting Operator
Set Dressing
Poster & Program Design
Production Secretary
Hairdressing

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