"The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde - November 2017

Directed by Sue Terry
Assisted by Katherine Buttfield

Production Manager Rosa Keen

The Cast (in order of appearance)


Jon Jones

Algernon Moncrieff

Phil Hawyes

Jack/Earnest Worthing

Ollie Williams

Lady Bracknell

Debbie Edwards

Gwendolen Fairfax

Siobhan Dwyer

Cecily Cardew

Ellen Lyon

Miss Prism Enid Patrick
Rev Chasuble Alan Haydock
Merriman Steve Harris


Algernon & Jack


It is 1895. Jack Worthing wants to propose to Gwendolen Fairfax his friend' Algy's cousin. When Jack reveals to Algy he has a young ward, Cecily, Algy is determined to meet her despite Jack's reluctance for him to do so. Algy is very cunning and manages to meet her and immediately falls madly in love with her. Sadly both of their ambitions are fraught with problems. Jack has to overcome Lady Bracknell's objections to his being found in a 'handbag'!!!'. Algy has to overcome Jack's refusal to give his consent. Enter Miss Prism!!

Act 1

Algy's Morning Rooom, London


Act 2

Garden at Jack's country residence, Hertfordshire


Act 3

Jack's Morning Room, Hertfordshire

No cucumbers!

The Production Team

Stage Manager

Bob Terry


Annette Ayres


Pauline Preston

  Tricia Wood


Richard Stanway

& Lighting

Richard Lewin

Interval Films Joe Beresford

Set Design 

Sue Terry

  Bob Terry
  Jon Jones

Set Construction

Bob Terry

+ John Cryer + Dave Spencer
  & Group Members


Lucy Slater


Annette Ayres


& Jon Jones

Poster/Programme Kate Cox

Ticket Sales

Christine Harbidge

Front of House

Christine Harbidge


Tina Warrington


Sally Anderson

Prism & Cecily
Lady Bracknell Earnest is dead
A visitor Miss Negotiations
Will you marry me? What was his name?
Oh Dr. Chasuble! Curtain Call