An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde

Oscar WildeThe play explores human frailty and social hypocrisy. Sir Robert Chilton is accused of exploiting government secrets for his own gain early in his political career. With this revelation comes the threat of blackmail and the ruin of his career. But, to be a successful blackmailer, one’s own reputation must be beyond reproach.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

William ShakespeareA Midsummer Night’s Dream is a comedy that was written between 1590 and 1596. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and Hippolyta. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors, who are manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest.

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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde FI 2The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People was first performed on 14 February 1895 at the St James’s Theatre in London. It’s a farcical comedy in which the major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian ways.

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Matt Monro

Matt Monro FIAffectionate tribute to ‘the singers’ singer’. Matt Monro was regarded as Britain’s Frank Sinatra and enjoyed an international signing career with chart topping albums and sell out concerts around the world. The programme includes interviews with his widow Mickie, his daughter Michelle and his son Matt Monro Jr. Continue reading “Matt Monro”

Morecambe and Wise

Morecambe and Wise FISpecial two-part documentary paying tribute to Britain’s favourite comedy duo. The programme tells the story of the pair’s rise to stardom and their progression onto television, where they became the nation’s favourite for over a decade. Contributions include interviews with Eric’s widow, Joan and their son, Gary. Continue reading “Morecambe and Wise”