Oscar Wilde Season
Oscar Wilde Season
Posted Tuesday 07 January 2020
Join us at Movie House Coleraine for our Oscar Wilde #WildeWednesdays Encore Event Cinema Season. Every first Wednesday of February, March, April and May we'll be screening a theatre performance of an Oscar Wilde classic.
Screening: Wednesday 5th February at 19:00
A Woman of No Importance (U) | Runtime: 155 Minutes
Starring Olivier award-winner Eve Best (The King's Speech) and BAFTA-nominated actress Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax) with a stellar ensemble cast in Oscar Wilde's glittering critique of aristocratic society. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole the production includes an introductory film featuring Oscar Wilde's grandson, Merlin Holland.
Screening: Wednesday 4th March at 19:00
Lady Windermere's Fan (PG) | Runtime: 130 Minutes
Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, with a talented comedic cast including the Olivier Award winning actress Samantha Spiro as Mrs Erlynne, Kevin Bishop as Lord Darlington and the much-loved Ab Fab star Jennifer Saunders as the Duchess of Berwick.
Screening: Wednesday 8th April at 19:00
An Ideal Husband (U) | Runtime: 160 Minutes
The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, this entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. The talented ensemble cast includes real-life father and son Edward and Freddie Fox, Frances Barber, Nathaniel Parker, Sally Bretton and Susan Hampshire.
Screening: Wednesday 6th May at 19:00
The Importance of Being Earnest (PG) | Runtime: 133 MinutesOne of the funniest plays in English, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. This new production stars Olivier Award winner Sophie Thompson and Jeremy Swift, alongside Fiona Button, Pippa Nixon and Stella Gonet.