The Importance of Being Earnest | Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Fri 26 Jul 2024 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM BST
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OUTDOOR THEATRE | SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, he doesn’t exist. Or does he…?

Best friends Jack and Algy have both created alter-egos to win the affections of their beloveds; but when will they stop being Ernest and start being, well, earnest?

Wilde’s comic masterpiece gets The Pantaloons treatment in their anarchic take on the classic comedy of manners. This energetic and musical production from the critically-acclaimed company infuses Wilde’s witty words with snappy new songs and frantically funny physical theatre to give this perennially popular play a hilarious contemporary twist!

Bring a picnic and something to sit on!

“Wonderfully inventive … catching this touring show will feel like putting on a forgotten pair of slippers and finding them even more comfy than you recall.” (Rotherham Advertiser)

Are you a Birmingham Botanical Gardens member? Use the code BBGM2024 for 10% members’ exclusive discount. Please note, membership details will be checked on arrival.