Wilde’s comic masterpiece at Devonshire

Importance of Being Earnest
Importance of Being Earnest
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OSCAR Wilde’s comic masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest will be at the Devonshire Park Theatre from September 25-29.

Jack Worthing lives in the country with his pretty ward Cecily Cardew, but when in London he is known as Earnest and is in love with Gwendolen Fairfax.

Gwendolen’s cousin is Algernon, but when he travels to Jack’s country house he is also known as Earnest, and is in love with Cecily....Confused? Well do try and keep up!

So two bachelors named Earnest, who aren’t, two beautiful girls who are in love with Earnest’s, who aren’t, however who will be when they are re-christened!

With a star cast which includes Corrinne Wicks (Emmerdale, Doctors), Tom Butcher (The Bill, Doctors), Sarah Thomas (Last of the Summer Wine), Jim Alexander (The Bill), Sapphire Elia (Emmerdale), David Gooderson (A Touch Of Frost), Gerry Hinks (Coronation Street) and Diane Fletcher (Houes of Cards), this critically acclaimed production features lavish sets and a specially composed musical score.

Evening performances are at 7.45pm, with Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm.

Tickets cost from £13.50-£19.50, call 412000.