A screening of the Classic Spring Theatre Company's new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, filmed and recorded live at the Vaudeville Theatre in the heart of London’s West End. Directed by Jonathan Church, this remains an entertaining and still topical play, bringing an act of political sin into the heart of the English home.
As an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his previous financial chicanery.
The talented ensemble cast includes real-life father and son Edward
, West End; The Day of the Jackal
, ITV) and Freddie Fox
(The Judas Kiss
, West End; Cucumber & Banana
, Channel 4; E4), Olivier Award-nominated Frances Barber
, BBC; Antony and Cleopatra
, Shakespeare’s Globe), Olivier Award-winner Nathaniel Parker
, West End; Wolf Hall
, West End & Broadway), Sally Bretton
(Not Going Out
, BBC; King Lear
, Shakespeare’s Globe) and Susan Hampshire
, Monarch of the Glen
£20, Seniors and Students £16, Child £10
Tickets available through the Abbeygate Cinema website
Abbeygate Cinema, Bury St Edmunds
This event is promoted by the Abbeygate Cinema for Bury Festival.