Review: The Importance of Being Earnest (Touring)

Monday 12th September 2022 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Any mention of The Importance of Being Earnest is often sure to evoke a dramatic exclamation of “A HANDBAG?!”. At long last I know why, and it doesn’t disappoint. Considered a classic of Oscar Wilde’s catalogue, the play certainly receives great treatment here thanks to a brilliant... Continue Reading →

Review: Wilde Without the Boy (Tour)

Friday 5th April 2019 at Harrogate Theatre (Studio). ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Every time I see an Oscar Wilde-related production I fall all over again for the sheer grit and elegance of the man. While his satirical plays with eagle-eyed social commentary most often find their way into our theatres now, this production, rather uniquely, brings one of... Continue Reading →

Review: The Nightingale & the Rose at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre, London

Friday 3rd August 2018 at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre, Camden. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Nightingale & the Rose is an adaptation of some of Oscar Wilde’s lesser known and lesser performed work. Orange Moon Theatre bring ‘Wilde’s two most haunting fairytales’ to the stage with whimsy, style and assured performances from the five-strong cast.  The Infanta... Continue Reading →

Review: Lady Windermere’s Fan at The Vaudeville Theatre, London

Saturday 24th February 2018 at The Vaudeville Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A period satire directed by Kathy Burke and featuring Jennifer Saunders? What luck! Kathy Burke’s production of Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan (part of the Vaudeville’s Oscar Wilde season) is wonderfully light-hearted and a pure gift of escapism. Most importantly, Wilde’s many, many chortle-inducing lines... Continue Reading →

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