Win tickets to witty open-air production of The Importance of Being Earnest in Bexleyheath (From News Shopper)
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Win tickets to witty open-air production of The Importance of Being Earnest in Bexleyheath
A fast-paced and fantastically funny open-air production of The Importance of Being Earnest is being performed in Bexleyheath.
The Pantaloons theatre company is bringing its interpretation of Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy to Danson House on June 28.
With wonderfully witty lines just as funny today as when they were first performed 1895, this energetic new show adds a few contemporary twists of its own.
Before the show even starts, The Pantaloons’ team of efficient butlers will direct audience members to their seats, announce their arrival, open their champagne and maybe even shine their shoes.
Mark Hayward, director, said: “This is not just a retread of an old standard.
“This is a show crammed full of imagination.
“We’ve taken influence from silent film, Victorian music hall and contemporary physical theatre to compliment Wilde’s brilliant words.”
Audiences can expect a rather unladylike Lady Bracknell (played by founding Pantaloons actor Martin Gibbons), moments of audience interaction and sublime live music provided by the multi-talented cast including original songs written for the production.
Mark added: “The Pantaloons’ Earnest is faster, funnier and more physical than ever before.
“This is not just open-air theatre at its finest - this is theatre at its finest.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to be coming to such a beautiful location as Danson, it’s the perfect setting for this classic show.”
The show starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost between £8 and £12.
News Shopper has teamed up with Danson House to offer two lucky readers a pair of free tickets each to see the production.
To enter, answer the following question: Who wrote the classic comedy The Importance of Being Earnest?
A) Oscar Wilde
B) William Shakespeare
C) Noel Coward
Text your answer to 80360, starting your message with NSEARNEST, leave a space and then put your answer, name, email and address.
Or send your entry with your name, address and contact phone number on a postcard or a stuck-down envelope to: Earnest Competition, News Shopper, Mega House, Crest View Drive, Petts Wood, Kent BR5 1BT.
Closing date: June 24 Terms & conditions: Texts cost 50p plus your normal operator text charge.
Winners will be able to collect their tickets from 6pm at the gates.
Lines close June 24, at 11.59pm. Full terms at newsquest.co.uk/terms