★★★★★ ‘UNFORGETTABLE, LIFE-ENHANCING…ABSOLUTELY HILARIOUS’ WhatsOnStage
★★★★ ‘A COMIC AND ENERGETIC DELIGHT’ The Times
★★★★ ‘PERFECT’ Sunday Times
Bringing Classic Spring’s Oscar Wilde Season to an ‘enthralling’ end, Michael Fentiman’s ‘sexy, dark-hued’ (WhatsOnStage) adaptation of The Importance of Being Earnest is in its final weeks!
Don’t miss your last chance to see Olivier-Award winner Sophie Thompson ‘triumphantly tackle’ Lady Bracknell’s infamous “Handbag” (Arts Desk), or Stella Gonet and Jeremy Swift, who ‘utterly convince’ and hit ‘all the right notes’ as Miss prism and Rev. Chasuble (WhatsOnStage).
With only a few weeks left to see the ‘bright’ and ‘engaging’ Fiona Button as Cecily (Time Out), dovetailing perfectly with Pippa Nixon’s ‘excellent’ Gwendolyn (Broadway World); make sure you see Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, ‘perfect’ as Jack (The Times) opposite Fehinti Balogun’s ‘glorious’ and ‘sexy as hell’ Algernon (WhatsOnStage). 2 hours of comic bliss!
‘Brilliantly funny’ (Times) and ‘charming’ (Evening Standard) in equal measure, don’t miss the ‘magnificent’ (Sunday Times) final instalment of Classic Spring’s critically acclaimed Oscar Wilde Season. MUST END 20th October. Book now to avoid missing out!
★★★★ ‘A WILDE NIGHT’ Daily Express
★★★★ ‘CHARMING’ Evening Standard
★★★★ ‘TRIUMPHANT’ Arts Desk
Five-time Olivier Award nominee, Sophie Thompson, won the Olivier Award for Best Actress for 'Into the Woods' (1999). Most recently on stage in Guys and Dolls (Chichester), she is well-known for her film roles, including: 'Four Weddings and a Funeral', 'Emma', 'Gosford Park' and 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1'.
Jeremy Swift is best-known for his role in 'Downton Abbey' (ITV), playing the butler, Septimus Spratt. His screen credits also include 'The Durrells' (ITV), 'Gosford Park', Roman Polanski’s 'Oliver Twist', and the Wachowski Brothers’ 'Jupiter Rising'. He will soon be appearing in the much-anticipated film 'Mary Poppins Returns'. His theatre credits include The Railway Children (King’s Cross Theatre), Abigail’s Party (West End) and What the Butler Saw (National Theatre).
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(5mins) Head out onto the main road Strand. Cross street where possible and go right 100 metres – it’s just after the Adelphi Theatre.