Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest opens in July

Date Posted: 18/03/2014

A revival of Oscar Wilde's comedy of manners The Importance of Being Earnest is set to run in the West End from 17th July to 20th September at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

The production, directed by Lucy Bailey, will star Sian Phillips and Nigel Havers and is produced by the Bunbury Company of Players.

Sian Phillips was recently in the West End staring alongside Lee Evans in Clive Exton’s comedy Barking in Essex. Nigel Havers is best known from his roles in ITV’s Downton Abbey and Coronation Street.

The play is then due to embark on a UK tour starting in late September following its run in the West End.

The Importance of Being Earnest UK tour dates:

•    Theatre Royal, Brighton: 29th September - 4th October
•    Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury: 6th - 11th October
•    Richmond Theatre, Richmond: 13th - 18th October
•    New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham: 20th - 25th October

School trip organisers should contact their chosen venue for booking details and school group rates.

For further school trip information visit www.atgtickets.com/shows/the-importance-of-being-earnest.

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