The Importance Of Being Earnest

The Importance Of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde 9 -11 March 2023
A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at the St James’s Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations.


John (Jack/Earnest) Worthing : Matt Howells

Gwendolen Fairfax : Eleanor Gaye

Algernon Moncrieff : James Barnard

Cecily Cardew : Jessica Landy

Lady Bracknell : Nicole Ashbrook

Miss Prism : Joanna Roskilly

Dr Chasuble : Stuart Cocks

Lane/Merriman : Stephen Charles


Director : Samantha Powell

Assistant Director : Jo Roskilly

Stage Manager : Tracey Rudeforth

ASM : Hamish Robb

Stage Design : John Baskerville

Lighting : Robert Evans and Ruth Wall

Sound : Lewis Muir and Rick Weston

Costumes : Pat Baskerville and Samantha Powell

Properties : Margaret Bachini

Piano : Robert Evans

Choreographer : Hamish Robb

Social Media : Lisa Cooper

Set Construction : John Baskerville,  Stephen Charles, Ivor Davies, Robert Evans, Graham Frost, Neil Roskilly

Publicity : Stephen Charles and Samantha Powell

Publicity Photos : Robert Evans

Poster and Programme : Joanna Roskilly