News: Oscar Wilde’s gloriously ghoulish The Canterville Ghost will be brought to life this Halloween

Step right up to Oscar Wilde’s uproarious vaudeville spectacular The Canterville Ghost which is coming to haunt and delight audiences at the Southwark Playhouse this autumn, as part of a wider UK Tour. The gloriously ghoulish show, directed by Olivia Jacobs, is part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the award-winning theatre company Tall Stories.... Continue Reading →

Interview with Tom Dixon

The Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes new digital co-production of The Importance of Being Earnest brings Oscar Wilde's classic play up to date and transfers the action up north. I caught up with actor Tom Dixon, who plays Algy, to find out more. How did you first get into theatre?I was prone to hosting... Continue Reading →

News: Digital adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray announces two-week extension

It is today announced that the critically acclaimed digital adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray will extend for two weeks only, now completing its run on the 17th April. Theatr Clwyd’s Artistic Director Tamara Harvey directs Henry Filloux-Bennett’s adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic novel in this co-production with Barn Theatre, Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield, Oxford Playhouse and the New Wolsey Theatre.  The Picture of Dorian... Continue Reading →

News: The Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes announce co-production of The Importance Of Being Earnest

The Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield and The Dukes, Lancaster have today announced that they will co-produce a digital adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest. Adapted for the digital medium by Yasmeen Khan and directed by Mina Anwar, the production will transpose the original narrative of Wilde’s play to the cobbles... Continue Reading →

News: The Trials of Oscar Wilde to tour the UK

It has been announced that The Trials of Oscar Wilde will return for a UK tour. This fascinating production, co-written by Merlin Holland, Oscar Wilde’s own grandson, and John O’Connor tells of what actually happened during Wilde’s trials, drawing on the original transcripts. Only days after the celebrated opening of Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, he started... Continue Reading →

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