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january 2018

16jan7:15 pmA Woman of No Importance at the Electric PalaceA top-notch cast make Oscar Wilde’s witty lines sing


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An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord, and an innocent young chap join a house party 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.

Olivier award-winner Eve Best (A Moon for the Misbegottenand Hedda Gabler) 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.

The first play from the Classic Spring Theatre Company’s Oscar Wilde Season, A Woman of No Importance, filmed live at the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End in November 2017 especially for the cinema screen.

Running time: 150 minutes (TBC)

Mrs Arbuthnot – Eve Best
Lady Hunstanton – Anne Reid
Lady Caroline Pontefract – Eleanor Bron
Hester Worsley – Crystal Clarke
Mrs Allonby – Emma Fielding
Lord Illingworth – Dominic Rowan
Gerald Arbuthnot – Harry Lister Smith
Reverend Daubeny – William Gaun

Date: Tuesday 16 January 2018

Time: Starts 7:15pm

Ticket Price: Advance £11.50 (£11.00+50p bf) / Door £12.50

Tickets available from Bridport Tourist Information Centre, Bridport Town Hall, South Street DT6 3LF. Tel: 01308 424901


(Tuesday) 7:15 pm


The Electric Palace

35 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NY


Box Office01308 424901 Bridport Tourist Information, South Street, Bridport, DT6 3LF

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