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The Importance of Being Earnest

Narrated by: Alec McCowan, Lynn Redgrave
Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
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A wonderfully charming recording available for the first time as a digital download.

Jack Worthing lives in the country with his budding young ward Cecily Cardew and her fusspot governess, Miss Prism. To escape his situation, Jack invents a brother named Ernest who lives in London and frequently needs him. When in London, Jack then poses as Ernest. This elaborate fabrication proceeds smoothly - until Jack/Ernest falls in love and his fiancée’s mother discovers there is more – or, rather, less – to him than meets the eye.

“It is exquisitely trivial, a delicate bubble of fancy and it has its philosophy; that we should treat all trivial things of life seriously, and all the serious things of life with sincere and studied triviality.”
—Oscar Wilde

©2010 HarperCollins Publishers Limited (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Excellent production and performance. Not too over the top as some if the others out there. Well done.