Jack is in love with Gwendolen. Algernon is in love with Cecily. But when an identity crisis spirals out of control, the previously separate worlds of town and country collide and delicious mayhem ensues. Thoughts of marriage and a happy ending must be put on hold until the inimitable Lady Bracknell can be convinced that the young men are worthy suitors.
The Importance of Being Earnest's first London performance was in 1895 and it has been delighting audiences ever since. For London Classic Theatre it also acts a celebration of ten years of touring productions. The company has performed work by Joe Orton, Harold Pinter, Brian Friel and Mike Leigh.
Last year they produced the critically-acclaimed tour of Equus by Peter Shaffer which came to Oldham Coliseum Theatre in October 2011.
The Importance of Being Earnest is at the Oldham Coliseum from 30 October - 3 November.