[WhatsOnStage.com] - An Ideal Husband is not noted as one of Oscar Wilde's finest works but a strong production can offer plenty to enjoy and food for thought. Over the course of 24 hours a marriage is imperilled, a political scandal unearthed and a small, closely-knit
[WhatsOnStage.com] - Sunday 25 March focuses on the West End's history, with academic papers encompassing topics as diverse as Oscar Wilde, pantomime, James Winston's part in the founding the Garrick Club and the Gatti family's virtual monopoly on providing
An Ideal Husband is a wonderful testament to Oscar Wilde's wit and perception of society. In the programme, the director, Charlie Ward, makes his aim to strip the play of its paraphernalia to let the extraordinary characters ...
[Evening Standard] - The publishing house Picador's invitation to a 'Literary Death Match' conjured images of Oscar Wilde and Jean-Paul Sartre, clad in battered chainmail, elegantly swinging bloodied battle axes at each other in some sort of gladiatorial face-off.
[Portsmouth News] - I'ma descendant of Oscar Wilde and I've always grown-up with that, so maybe the creativity and the desire to write comes from that,' he reveals. While Liam's been writing songs for years, his Various Cruelties project (with its name inspired by US pop
[This is Staffordshire] - And from April 24 to 28, Congleton Players will be presenting Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, the comedy adapted by Constance Cox from a short story by Oscar Wilde. It's at The Daneside Theatre (call ). This week, there's still time to catch a
[The Independent] - “Philosophy,” wrote Oscar Wilde in The Picture of Dorian Gray, “teaches us to bear with equanimity the misfortunes of others.” Those people who think there's a little more to it than that will be encouraged to learn there are plenty of undergraduate
God knows; I won't be an Oxford don anyhow. I'll be a poet, a writer, a dramatist. Somehow or other I'll be famous, and if not famous, I'll be notorious. Or perhaps I'll lead the life of pleasure for a time and then—who knows?—rest and do nothing. What does Plato say is the highest end that man can attain here below? To sit down and contemplate the good. Perhaps that will be the end of me too. - Quoted in "In Victorian days and other papers" By Sir David Oswald Hunter-Blair, (New York: Longmans, 1939, p122).
[ESPNScrum.com (blog)] - "A bit like Oscar Wilde's assertion that the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about, the only thing worse than eye-gouging, is making false accusations about eye-gouging. "Shame on the Bulls - first for their clearly
[Worcester Standard] who has worked extensively at the RSC, the Royal Court and in London's West End, where he has starred in such plays as The Homecoming by Harold Pinter, Children of A Lesser God by Mark Medoff and An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde.
[SFX] up a copy of our Fantasy Special, out today. Treat yourself to a bit of mid-week Trek with Star Trek Insurrection, 8pm on E4. Aliens, 10pm E4. Do we really need to say any more? Oscar Wilde gets the Hollywood treatment in Dorian Grey, 9pm on Film4.
language was a "core belief" of the Labour party this leaflet could never have been produced. As Oscar Wilde would have said: one mistake may be regarded as a misfortune, two looks like carelessness ... but four in a row?
Oscar Wilde's classic play of political intrigue, manipulation and scandal in Victorian society comes to Caterham from now until the 25th February. I've been a great admirer of Wilde's wit and writing but have never actually ...