The Importance of Being Earnest (2012)
A trivial comedy for serious people by Oscar Wilde
Act I Algernon Moncreiff's flat in Half-Moon Street, W.
Act II The garden at The Manor House, Woolton.
Act III Drawing-room at The Manor House, Woolton.
- Mr. Algernon Moncrieff - Martin Smith
- Lane - James Hough
- Mr. John Worthing, J.P. - Lawrence Dunant
- Lady Bracknell - Jenny Gammon
- Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax - Jessica Preston
- Miss Cecily Cardew - Jade Warner
- Miss Prism - Kay Anderson
- Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D. - John Irvine
- Merriman - Matt Moore
- Footman - Graham Clements
- Stage Manager - Graham Clements
- Lighting Design - Mark Davies
- Sound Design - Kevin Leech
- Costumes - Lisa Thomas
- Lady Bracknell's outfits made by Lisa Thomas and Jenny Gammon
- Lighting and Sound Operator - Guy Jones
- Assistant Stage Managers - Rodney Quinn, Matt Moore and James Hough
- Set - Mark Ireson and Graham Clements
- Scenic Artist - Hazel Hindle
- Algernon's piano played by Alan Walker and James Hough
- Props - Alan Buckman, Carrie Andrews, cast and crew
- Poster design - Emma Baines
- Production photography - Phil Gammon
- British Sign Language interpretation (on 12 January) - Bibi Lacey-Davidson
- Hairdressing advice and tuition - Mary McKeown
The directors and cast would like to thank: Nick & Scott at The Park for generously donating rehearsal space; Mary McKeown, freelance hairstylist: 07780964491 or firstname.lastname@example.org for advice and tuition; The Hope, EDF, Carrie Andrews, Matthew Vaight, Dave Hollander, David Clements, Liam Sharkey & Jack Shepherd. All the volunteer staff in the bar, box office, wardrobe & front of house, without whom the theatre would not survive.
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Reminiscences and Anecdotes
- Graham Clements shows the interior of the box after the EDF electricians had managed to remove the welded on fuse.