The Importance of Being Earnest

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Date(s) - 30/09/2017
2:30 pm

Proforca Theatre Company


image for the importance of being earnestStart Time 7:45 pm
Start Date Wednesday, 27 September 2017
End Date Saturday, 30 September 2017
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Matinee Saturday 30th September 2.30pm
Group Name Proforca Theatre Company
Name of the Event The Importance of Being Earnest
Name of Venue The Lion and Unicorn Theatre
Street Gaisford St
City or Town Kentish Town
County Middlesex
Postcode NW5 2ED
Region London
Country United Kingdom
Description of Event “I have introduced you to everyone as Ernest. You answer to the name of Ernest. You look as if your name was Ernest. You are the most earnest looking person I ever saw in my life. It is perfectly absurd your saying that your name isn’t Ernest!”

Dandy Algernon Montcrieff and his friend, the sensible Jack Worthing take on alternative personas in the pursuit of feisty society socialites Gwendolyn Fairfax and Cecily Cardew. But soon the two of them must face the consequences of their double lives as they encounter the formidable Lady Bracknell and a hilarious mystery involving a missing baby, a particularly revolting three volume novel and perhaps the world’s most famous handbag…

Join us as we stage a special “fabulous” performance of Oscar Wilde’s classic “trivial comedy for serious people”. Part staged reading, part parlour game and part soiree, we look forward to welcoming you to a night of “bunburying”, razor sharp wit, and the sparkling banter for which Oscar Wilde has become so well loved. (With a bit of an artistic twist we hope you’ll enjoy – this is probably not the Earnest you remember from school!)


Following our SOLD OUT run of “Saucy Jack & The Space Vixens” Proforça Theatre Company is proud to present a brand new staging of one of Oscar Wilde’s most loved productions, directed by David Brady and featuring a brilliant cast of new and returning actors. For the first time we are pleased to be performing at the very well respected Lion and Unicorn Theatre in Kentish Town.

Tickets for all performances on sale NOW, either via the theatre website, or via the button on the right. Tickets are likely to sell our quickly, so book now to avoid disappointment.

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Running Time : 2 Hours with 15 Minute Interval

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