The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest (Tour-Bath)
By Kris Hallett · 24 Sep 2014

There's a distinct whiff of why in this uninspired production of The Importance of Being Earnest.

Lady Windermere's Fan (King's Head Theatre)
By Jane Martin · 8 Aug 2014

Lady Windermere's social circle is transplanted to the 1930s in this elegant production from Ruby In The Dust

The Importance of Being Earnest (Frinton)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 7 Aug 2014

Since Edith Evans' iconic performances, immortalised on film in the 1950s, the role of Lady Bracknell has become the lynch-pin of each new production of Wilde's comedy.

The Importance of Being Earnest (Harold Pinter Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 18 Jul 2014

Lucy Bailey's revival of Oscar Wilde's classic has a concept which doesn't quite work

Theatre highlights of the week: Nigel Havers, Rupert Everett and Noel Coward
By Ben Hewis · 14 Jul 2014

A quieter week than normal in the West End, Chichester open their new Festival Theatre

David Suchet to play Lady Bracknell in West End Importance of Being Earnest
By Theo Bosanquet · 11 Apr 2014

The production will be directed by Adrian Noble and open next summer

Michael Coveney: Bendy boosts the Barbican, Haymarket's Attraction proves Fatal
By Michael Coveney · 26 Mar 2014

Confirmation of Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet causes a stir in the East End, while back in the West End Trevor Nunn's new screen-to-stager fails to hop

The Importance of Being Earnest (Bishop's Stortford)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 15 Oct 2013

Anne Morley-Priestman finds elements of Contexture's production lacking in consistency.

The Importance of Being Earnest
By WhatsOnStage Reviewer · 19 Jun 2013
Gerald Barry's idiosyncratic take on Oscar Wilde's comedy of manners gets its UK premiere at the Royal Opera House, where it runs to 22 June