Read Reviews for The Importance of Being Earnest in the West End

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Michael Fentiman’s new production stars Fehinti Balogun and Olivier Award winner Sophie Thompson, among others.
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Fehinti Balogun and Sophie Thompson in The Importance of Being Earnest Marc Brenner

London critics have begun filing their reviews for the West End revival of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Michael Fentiman at the Vaudeville Theatre. The production stars Olivier Award winner Sophie Thompson (Guys and Dolls, Four Weddings and a Funeral) as Lady Bracknell.

Completing the cast in Wilde's popular comedy are Fehinti Balogun, Geoffrey Freshwater, Jacob Fortune-LLoyd, Pippa Nixon, Stella Gonet, Fiona Button, Tim Gibson, Jeremy Swift, Matt Crosby, Meg Coombs, and Alana Ramsey.

Read reviews below. Check back for updates.

Evening Standard (Henry Hitchings)

The Guardian (Michael Billington)

The Independent (Paul Taylor)

Time Out London (Holly Williams)

The Stage (Natasha Tripney)

Performances of The Importance of Being Earnest began July 20 and are scheduled to continue through October 20. The classic farce looks at the clash between town and country in a story of romance, identity, and social obligations.

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