Past Performances

The Reduced Importance of Being Earnest -- Winter 2010

notextDirected by Simon Pell

Winter 2010

Whenever Jack Worthing gets bored of the country he secretly escapes back to town under the name of Ernest. This deceit leads to hilarious consequences in Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of late Victorian social manners, snobbery, courtship, cucumber sandwiches - and HANDBAGS??!!

A must see show for all the family! This production toured village halls and venues in Teesdale and beyond from December 2010.


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Cast Crew
John Worthing Matthew Jones   Abridged, scripted & directed by Jill Cole
Algernon Moncrieff Andrew Stainthorpe   Stage manager & sound Sally Roberts
Rev. Canon Doctor Chasuble Harry French   Lighting  Andrew Harrison 
Merriman Sue Foulston   Wardrobe  Lesley Cutting 
Lady Bracknell Trudi Dixon   Music John Lowles
Miss Prism Lynn Smith    
Lane Chris Best  
Gwendolen Fairfax Susie Kitson    
Cecily Cardew Laura Pennell