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The day of Lady Windermere’s birthday party, and all is perfectly in order. Until her friend Lord Darlington plants a seed of suspicion. Is her husband having an affair? And will the other woman really attend the party? First performed in 1892, Lady Windermere’s Fan explores the ambiguity of upper class morality and the fragile position of women in society in the late Victorian era in one of Wilde’s most popular and witty plays.

A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. This is the second play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by Classic Spring, a new theatre company led by Dominic Dromgoole, former Artistic Director of Shakespeares Globe.

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The following information is for teachers and home educators. If you are not a teacher or home educator you can book tickets for this show by clicking on the ‘Dates & Times’ tab above.

Our Creative Learning Team says
Suitable for KS3, GCSE and A level students. An opprortunity to see Oscar Wilde performed by contemporary British comic actors including Jennifer Saunders and directed by Kathy Burke. A must for students interested in wordplay and quick wit.

Tickets for schools and home educators:
£18 (£11 restricted view)

Booking information:
To find out more or to book, call our dedicated schools booking contact Amanda in the Box Office on 024 7615 0930 or email groupbookings@warwick.ac.uk.

While you are here
Why not visit our Clare Woods exhibition, Reality Dimmed, in our Mead Gallery. It’s FREE entry and we can organise a FREE tour and/or workshop for your group. Contact Lynsey Cullen on l.cullen@warwick.ac.uk to find out more.

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