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

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

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

Scene from Act III 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)  Charles Staite as Canon Chausable, Jean Cadell as Miss Prism, Iris Baker as Lady Bracknell, Mabel Terry-Lewis as Gwendolen Fairfax, John Gielgud as John Worthing, Anthony Ireland as Algernon Moncrieff and Heather Angel as Cecily Cardew