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 Rolls-Royce of English comedies, this “incredibly funny” (Telegraph) and “stylish revival” (Guardian) of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband saw a “delicious double act” (Independent) from real-life father and son Edward and Freddie Fox.
Joined on stage by the “marvellous” Nathaniel Parker (Times), “brilliant” Susan Hampshire (Guardian), “superb” Sally Bretton, and “thrilling” Frances Barber (WhatsOnStage) alongside a “delightful” West-End debut from Faith Omole (Evening Standard).
Dynamically re-minting a classic text, director Jonathan Church’s celebrated production explored political corruption and morality; the third showing in Classic Spring’s critically-renowned Oscar Wilde season.