Curve makes Earnest play available online

Published: 5 April 2020
Reporter: Steve Orme

Cathy Tyson (Lady Bracknell) and Fela Lufadeju (John Worthing) Credit: Tom Wren

Leicester’s Curve is to share a tech recording of its 2016 production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest online for free.

The production will be uploaded on Sunday 5 April at 7PM as a warm-up to The Oliver Awards—Greatest Moments, airing at 10:15PM on ITV. It will be available to view for a week.

The production features BAFTA and Golden Globe nominee Cathy Tyson as Lady Bracknell, Sharan Phull as Cecily Cardew, Edward Franklin as Algernon Moncrieff, Fela Lufadeju as John Worthing, Angela Clerkin as Miss Prism, Dominic Gately as Reverend Chasuble, Darren Bennett as servants Lane and Merriman, and Martha Mackintosh as Gwendolen Fairfax. Curve’s artistic director Nikolai Foster directs this co-production with Birmingham REP.

The Importance of Being Earnest can be seen at the Curve web site.