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Week 89: He Do the Police in Different Voices

It’s been a trying week, watching and – even worse – listening to grown men and women squirm and cavort in the increasingly desperate hope that they might inspire us to like them, or perhaps pity them, enough to vote for them. 986 more words

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at the Alex

It seems to be the month of plays set in Edwardian Drawing rooms. THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST on a UK tour at the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham was possibly the best of them all… 83 more words

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Wilde at Heart

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, Tuesday 21st October, 2014

A glance at the cast list for this touring production leads one to think, ungallantly, that they’re all a bit, well, long in the tooth for Oscar Wilde’s comedy about a pair of young Lotharios.  369 more words

Theatre Review

Importance of Being Earnest (Richmond Theatre), review

Lucy Bailey’s re-imagining of Oscar Wilde’s classic play comes to Richmond Theatre direct from the West End and a short tour which has stopped at Bath, Brighton, Aylesbury, and finally comes to a stop at Birmingham next week.  420 more words

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Review of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde at the Theatre Royal, Brighton

This comedy classic that the author described as ‘a trivial comedy for serious people’ which, under all the witty wordplay, is an attack on the hypocrisy and double standards prevalent in the society of the day clearly irking Wilde. 425 more words

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Importance of Being Earnest Review

Review of The Importance of Being Earnest, (LINKED) directed by Lucy Bailey is now up. This version sets the play within the frame of an Amateur Dramatic company of ageing actors rehearsing the play with a star cast including Martin Jarvis, Nigel Havers and Sian Phillips.

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The Last Days of Italy

I have at last unglued my bottom from the passenger seat of our trusty car Beryl – so named after Beryl Markham, wonderful author, adventurer and pilot extraordinaire. 1,391 more words

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