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The Importance of Being Earnest

Duration: 1 hour, 32 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Two bachelors adopt the fictitious personae of the wealthy, eligible and entirely imaginary man named Ernest in order to court the ladies Gwendolen and Cecily. But events take a confused turn when both girls fall for the charms of their respective Ernests. Show less


Mr Jack Worthing:
Michael Redgrave
Mr Algernon Moncrieff:
Michael Denison
Miss Gwendolen Fairfax:
Joan Greenwood
Lady Bracknell:
Edith Evans
Miss Cecily Cardew:
Dorothy Tutin
Rev Doctor Chasuble:
Miles Malleson
Aubrey Mather
Coach Driver:
Ivor Barnard
Teddy Baird

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