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Anne Reid cast in A Woman of No Importance

”A Woman of No Importance” will be the first in Dominic Dromgoole’s Oscar Wilde season at the Vaudeville Theatre

Anne Reid
Anne Reid
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Anne Reid, probably best known for her TV roles in Last Tango in Halifax and Dinnerladies, returns to the London stage in Dominic Dromgoole's upcoming production of Oscar Wilde's A Woman Of No Importance, which is the first production in the year-long Wilde season at the Vaudeville Theatre.

BAFTA and Olivier-nominated Reid will play Lady Hunstanton in Dromgoole's new staging which will also star Eve Best. Anne Reid's theatre credits include Fracked! at Chichester and on national tour, Happy Now at the National Theatre, Into The Woods at the Royal Opera House's Linbury Studio, and The York Realist and Epitaph For George Dillon in the West End, as well as her acclaimed cabaret act which she has performed on both sides of the Atlantic.

A Woman Of No Importance begins previews on 6 October with a Press Night on 16 October.