Oscar Wilde’s A Woman Of No Importance

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Oscar Wilde’s A Woman Of No Importance


Venue

Raffertys Theatre

Dates

11 March - 16 March 2018

Event Type

Cinema Screening

Sharmill Films presents
OSCAR WILDE’S A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE

Olivier Award Winner Eve Best (The King’s Speech) and BAFTA-nominated actress Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax) star in this new classically staged production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy, directed by Dominic Dromgoole (former Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe).

An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord, and an innocent young chap join a house of fin de siècle fools and grotesques. Nearby, a woman lives cradling a long-buried secret.

First performed in 1893, Oscar Wilde’s marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama satirised the socially conservative world of the Victorian upper-class, creating a vivid new theatrical voice which still resonates today.

Captured live at the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End and screened at Riverside.

Classification: E – Exempt from Classification
Distributor: Sharmill Films

Dates & Times:
Sunday 11 March 2018 at 1pm
Friday 16 March 2018 at 1pm

★★★★
“Wonderfully moving… Sublimely funny”
The Independent

★★★★
“Outstanding”
The Sunday Times

★★★★
“What a treat”
Daily Mail

★★★★
“Effortless wit, wisdom and waspishness”
The Times

★★★★
“Elegant, full-blooded production”
Sunday Express

Ticket Options

Members Adult $22
Members Concession $19
Members 30 Club $19
Adult $25
Concession $22
F/T Student $16
Transaction fees apply
Screen $1.65

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes (Including interval)


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