David Suchet plays Lady Bracknell

David Suchet plays Lady Bracknell

Former Poirot star is set to appear as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s popular production from June 24, 2015

Olivier Award-winner and Poirot star David Suchet has been cast as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.

Directed by Adrian Noble – known for The King’s Speech and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – The Importance of Being Earnest follows two bachelors named Algernon Moncrieff and John Worthing, who lead double lives in order to court the attention of Gwendolyn Fairfax and Cecily Cardew. The friends must face the riotous consequences of their deception and with the formidable Lady Bracknell.

Accompanying David Suchet will be Emily Barber as Gwendolyn Fairfax, Michael Benz as John Worthing, Philip Cumbus as Algernon Moncrieff, Imogen Doel as Cecily Cardew, Michele Dotrice as Miss Prism and Richard O’Callaghan as Reverend Canon Chasuble. The Importance of Being Earnest will be performed at the Vaudeville Theatre for a strictly limited season from June 24 to November 7, 2015.

School groups of 10 plus receive a reduced rate of £22.50 for Upper Circle seats valid for Monday to Thursday performances, with one teacher admitted free. To book call 0844 482 9677 or email access@ nimaxtheatres.com. For more information visit www.importanceofearnest.com