an ideal husband, vaudeville theatre

Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, the cream of the crop when it comes to British comedies, follows the intrigue and scandal of public life straight into the drawing room. Sir Robert Chiltern’s seems confident of his smooth political ascension but when confronted with dubious past dealings everything is called into jeopardy.   Jonathan Church  (Singing in the Rain, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui) directs real-life father and son duo  Edward  and  Freddie Fox  (of The Audience, The Day of the Jackal and The Judas Kiss, Cucumber & Banana respectively) who will star alongside Olivier nominated  Frances Barber  (Silk, Antony and Cleopatra),  Nathaniel Parker  (This House, Wolf Hall),  Sally Bretton  (Not Going Out, King Lear), and  Susan Hampshire  (Forsyte Saga, Monarch of the Glen).  Former artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre  Dominic Dromgoole ’s new theatre company, Classic Spring, is presenting a yearlong season of Oscar Wilde plays, centring on his Victorian plays. The season includes   A Woman of No Importance  ,   Lady Windermere’s Fan  ,   De Profundis   ,    The Selfish Giant   ,  and   The Importance of Being Earnest  .     Creatives & Production   Jonathan Church Director  Simon Higlett Designer  Howard Harrison Lighting Designer  Matt Mckenzie Sound Designer  Lizzi Gee Choreographer  Jason Carr Composer  Celine Lowenthal Associate Director  Gabrielle Dawes Cdg Casting Director  Robin Longley Company Stage Manager  Sarah Lyndon Deputy Stage Manager  Kirsty Macdiarmid Assistant Stage Manager  Andy Mccarthy Assistant Stage Manager  Rosie Townsend Associate Producer  Bonnie Morris Associate Producer  Alice Schweitzer Assistant Producer  Dominic Dromgoole Artistic Director

Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, the cream of the crop when it comes to British comedies, follows the intrigue and scandal of public life straight into the drawing room. Sir Robert Chiltern’s seems confident of his smooth political ascension but when confronted with dubious past dealings everything is called into jeopardy.

Jonathan Church (Singing in the Rain, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui) directs real-life father and son duo Edward and Freddie Fox (of The Audience, The Day of the Jackal and The Judas Kiss, Cucumber & Banana respectively) who will star alongside Olivier nominated Frances Barber (Silk, Antony and Cleopatra), Nathaniel Parker (This House, Wolf Hall), Sally Bretton (Not Going Out, King Lear), and Susan Hampshire (Forsyte Saga, Monarch of the Glen).

Former artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Dominic Dromgoole’s new theatre company, Classic Spring, is presenting a yearlong season of Oscar Wilde plays, centring on his Victorian plays. The season includes A Woman of No Importance, Lady Windermere’s Fan, De Profundis, The Selfish Giant, and The Importance of Being Earnest.

Creatives & Production

Jonathan Church Director

Simon Higlett Designer

Howard Harrison Lighting Designer

Matt Mckenzie Sound Designer

Lizzi Gee Choreographer

Jason Carr Composer

Celine Lowenthal Associate Director

Gabrielle Dawes Cdg Casting Director

Robin Longley Company Stage Manager

Sarah Lyndon Deputy Stage Manager

Kirsty Macdiarmid Assistant Stage Manager

Andy Mccarthy Assistant Stage Manager

Rosie Townsend Associate Producer

Bonnie Morris Associate Producer

Alice Schweitzer Assistant Producer

Dominic Dromgoole Artistic Director