The Importance of Being Earnest at Smallhythe Place

Ernest is Jack. Ernest loves Gwendolen but she doesn’t know he’s Jack. Algernon is also Ernest but he loves Cecily. Both Cecily and Gwendolen are particularly fond of the name Ernest, which is good for Ernest but is a problem for both Jack and Algernon. Then there’s Gwendolen’s mother and Algernon’s aunt, Lady Bracknell. She disapproves. Of everything mostly…except cucumber sandwiches…

Performed by just 3 actors, this “Trivial Comedy for Serious People” is a fast-paced, one-act adaptation that will demonstrate “the truth is rarely pure and never simple".


Smallhythe Place
TN30 7NG