To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
Jack is in love with Gwendolen. Algernon is in love with Cecily. But when an identity crisis spirals out of control, delicious mayhem ensues and thoughts of marriage and a happy ending must be put on hold until the inimitable Lady Bracknell can be convinced that the young men are worthy suitors.
Wonderful characters, sparkling dialogue, gloriously improbable plot twists and a sprinkling of romance - this scintillating comedy of manners is Oscar Wilde's best-loved work brought to vivid extravagant life this Spring by LCT with their customary flair, attention to detail, high-quality casting and impeccable production values.