Act II at the Lyric, Hammersmith

Act II at the Lyric, Hammersmith

Act II 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)  John Gielgud as John Worthing, Mabel Terry-Lewis as Gwendolen Fairfax, Heather Angel as Cecily Cardew and Anthony Ireland as Algernon Moncrieff.