First Look at…The Picture of Dorian Gray

The production will be available to stream digitally from the 16th to the 31st March. Production images for the upcoming digital production of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray have been released, ahead of the production beginning streamed performances from the 16th March. This new contemporary take on the story has been written by… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Digital Production of The Picture of Dorian Gray

The production is set to be streamed digitally from the 16th to the 31st March. The co-producers of the upcoming production of The Picture of Dorian Gray have announced the cast and creative team. Directed by Tamara Harvey and joining the previously announced Fionn Whitehead in the title role will be: Alfred Enoch as Harry Wotton, Joanna… Read More

NEWS: Fionn Whitehead to Star in Digital Production of The Picture of Dorian Gray

The production, based on Oscar Wilde’s novel will be streamed from the 16th to the 31st March. It has been announced that Fionn Whitehead, star of Dunkirk and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch will be taking on the title role in this new digital production of The Picture of Dorian Gray. The Barn Theatre in Cirencester, the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield and the New… Read More

Interview With….Aylin Bozok

Emma Clarendon chatted to director Aylin Bozok about her production of The Importance of Being Earnest at the Tower Theatre. Hi Aylin, what made you want to direct a production of The Importance of Being Earnest? I’ve always been fascinated by Oscar Wilde and his way of story telling. I find it honest, witty, poetic… Read More

DVD Review: The Happy Prince

Rupert Everett offers a mesmerising and heartfelt performance as Oscar Wilde in this vivid and fascinating film.  At this point in his career there mustn’t be anything that Rupert Everett doesn’t know about Oscar Wilde. Having portrayed the playwright on stage as well as having starred in the film adaptations of his plays such as… Read More

Review Round Up: The Importance of Being Earnest, Vaudeville Theatre

Michael Fentiman’s production of Oscar Wilde’s beloved comedy is the final production in Classic Spring’s Oscar Wilde season. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…. WhatsOnStage: ***** “Think you know Wilde’s masterpiece? Get to the Vaudeville where Michael Fentiman’s sexy, dark-hued but fresh take on The Importance Of Being Earnest brings the Classic Spring Company’s year-long… Read More

NEWS: Initial Casting Announced for Classic Spring’s Production of The Importance of Being Earnest

Classic Spring has announced initial casting for its final Oscar Wilde production in its season at the Vaudeville Theatre.  Playing at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 20th July, it has been announced that Olivier Award winner Sophie Thompson as Lady Bracknell in Michael Fentiman’s upcoming production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy. She will be joined on… Read More

Review Round Up: A Woman of No Importance, Vaudeville Theatre

Eve Best stars in Dominic Dromgoole’s production of Oscar Wilde’s play. But what have critics been saying about it?  An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord, and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siecle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long buried secret. Wilde’s marriage of… Read More

NEWS: Gwen Taylor and Susan Penhaligon to Star in UK Tour of The Importance of Being Earnest

It has been announced that Gwen Taylor will star as Lady Bracknell in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.  Beginning on the 24th January 2018 at the Yvonne Arnaud theatre in Guildford, the production will be directed by The Original Theatre Company’s Artistic Director, Alastair Whatley. Gwen Taylor is best… Read More

NEWS: Anne Reid to Star as Lady Hunstanton in A Woman of No Importance

Classic Spring have announced that Anne Reid will star in the upcoming production of A Woman of No Importance, playing at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 6th October.  Directed by Dominic Dromgoole, A Woman of No Importance is the first in a year long season of plays celebrating the work of Oscar Wilde at the… Read More