The Importance of Being... Earnest? promotional artwork: maroon background; an assortment of characters stand in a motley group; a man in a bowler hat, holding a glass of whiskey; a man dressed in tails holding a rapier; a man in a brown waistcoat holding a duster; a woman in a yellow dress and fur stole, holding a lace fan; a woman in a black skirt and feathered shawl, holding a glass of champagne, a man dressed as a butler holding a silver tray and cloche. Overlaid on the image is the title treatment in white and yellow letters that reads: 'Say It Again, Sorry? Presents: The Importance of Being… Earnest?'
The Importance of Being... Earnest? promotional artwork: maroon background; an assortment of characters stand in a motley group; a man in a bowler hat, holding a glass of whiskey; a man dressed in tails holding a rapier; a man in a brown waistcoat holding a duster; a woman in a yellow dress and fur stole, holding a lace fan; a woman in a black skirt and feathered shawl, holding a glass of champagne, a man dressed as a butler holding a silver tray and cloche. Overlaid on the image is the title treatment in white and yellow letters that reads: 'Say It Again, Sorry? Presents: The Importance of Being… Earnest?'

Say It Again, Sorry? presents

The Importance of Being… Earnest?

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Written by Joshua King, Simon Paris and Say It Again, Sorry?

Straight from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

When a traditional production of Oscar Wilde’s classic play gets underway, everything seems to be going perfectly to plan… that is, until the lead actor fails to arrive on cue.

You might think you know this chaotic story of love, mistaken identity and double lives, but you have never seen it like this before. Filled with wicked Wildean wit and bursting with Bunburying, join us for a hilarious and unpredictable twist on the world’s favourite comedy classic.

“Get this on the West End now, please!” ★★★★★ – Lost in Theatreland

“A magical, once-in-a-lifetime ephemeral experience” ★★★★★ – Theatre Scotland

“A masterclass in comedic theatre” ★★★★★ – North West End UK

★★★★★ – Broadway Baby
★★★★★ – The Skinny
★★★★★ – Mumble Theatre
★★★★★ – Ask the Ushers

Say It Again, Sorry? was founded in 2018 by a group of creatives with the aim of empowering their audience to play a bigger part in the creative process. In these few years, we have collaborated with a range of companies and festivals to create a variety of different theatrical experiences. As well as performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with The Pleasance, VAULT Festival and The Warren at Brighton Fringe, we’ve also brought shows to the Big Draw, Wilderness, Nozstock festival and Glastonbury Festival.

Our shows have taken on many forms, including a walkabout art show, where the public paint portraits of the characters; a two-hander in which the actors perform a script written by the audience, and, of course, our chaotic and hilarious interactive adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.

Say It Again, Sorry? is a company that proudly puts the audience in the spotlight and pushes the boundaries of what interactive theatre can achieve.

Say It Again, Sorry? company members are Ben Mann, Guido Garcia Lueches, Joshua King, Rhys Tees, Simon Paris, Trynity Silk & Josh Haberfield.

Age 12+
This performance contain strong language

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