The Importance Of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde


"The truth is never pure and rarely simple"

The most renowned of Oscar Wilde’s comedies. It’s the story of two bachelors, John ‘Jack’ Worthing and Algernon ‘Algy’ Moncrieff, who create alter egos named Ernest to escape their tiresome lives.

They attempt to win the hearts of two women who, conveniently, claim to only love men called Ernest. The pair struggle to keep up with their own stories and become tangled in a tale of deception, disguise and misadventure.

The elaborate plot ridicules Victorian sensibilities with some of the best-loved characters on the modern stage.

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17/07 2024 kl 19:30
Reading Abbey Ruins Abbey Street READING
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