The Importance of Being Earnest

RUNNING TIME
2hr. 30min.
Closed

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Classic turn-of-the-century comedy of social manners. A very complicated plot that includes the famous "A Handbag!" line .. Jack Worthing is in love with Gwendolen Fairfax, daughter of the redoubtable Lady Bracknell, and cousin of his friend Algernon. They cannot wed until the mystery of his parentage (he was found in a handbag on Victoria Station) is resolved. Algy discovers that Jack has a pretty young ward, Cecily, living at the Manor and visits her pretending to be Jack's fictitious (and wicked) brother Ernest.

TOUR DATES

29 SEPTEMBER - 3 OCTOBER
BELGRADE THEATRE, COVENTRY

10 SEPTEMBER - 12 SEPTEMBER
RICHMOND THEATRE, OUTER LONDON

24 NOVEMBER - 28 NOVEMBER
THEATRE ROYAL, GLASGOW

17 NOVEMBER - 21 NOVEMBER
GRAND OPERA HOUSE, YORK

3 NOVEMBER - 7 NOVEMBER
CIVIC THEATRE, DARLINGTON