Act I of The Importance of Being Earnest. V&A Theatre Collections

Act I of The Importance of Being Earnest. V&A Theatre Collections

Act I of The Importance of Being Earnest
Photographer Unknown
London
Photograph
1930
V&A Theatre Collections

Scene from Act II of the 1930 production of Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Earnest' at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, directed by Nigel Playfair.  The actors are (from left) Anthony Ireland as Algernon Moncrieff, Mabel Terry-Lewis as Gwendolen Fairfax, John Gielgud as John Worthing and Iris Baker as Lady Bracknell.