REVIEW: The Importance of Being Earnest, Lawrence Batley Theatre/The Dukes

This perky and playful version based on Oscar Wilde’s play is engaging to watch but can feel as though it gets too carried away in places. Reimagining The Importance of Earnest for not only contemporary audiences, but moving it to the North, Yasmeen Khan’s adaptation manages to retain the spirit of the original while adding… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for New Digital Production of The Importance of Being Earnest

Full casting for the co-production between  the Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes has been confirmed. Streaming from the 19th April until the 4th May, Oscar Wilde’s play has been adapted by Yasmeen Khan for a new contemporary production. It has been announced that Mina Anwar’s production is set to star Gurjeet Singh (Ackley Bridge,… Read More

NEWS: New Digital Production of The Importance of Being Earnest Announced

The new digital show is a co-production between the Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes. Oscar Wilde’s play has been adapted by Yasmeen Khan for a new digital production directed by Mina Anwar, streaming from the 19th April until the 4th May. This new production is set to transport Oscar Wilde’s play to the cobbles… Read More

NEWS: Brand New Radio Play The Understudy to be Broadcast

The brand new online ‘self-isolation’ radio play based on the novel by David Nicholls is set to be broadcast in two parts in May. It has been announced that the play written by Henry Filloux-Bennett and based on the novel by David Nicholls will be broadcast in two parts on Wednesday 20th May and Wednesday 27th May… Read More