Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the "best" houses, while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating drawing-room comedy, Oscar Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society's narrow view of everything from sexual mores to Americans.
"Pitch Perfect Performance"
Sparkling repartee and wicked witticisms pervade this play concerning a son born out of wedlock and an American girl's introduction into British society.
The complete audio collection of Alan Bennett's celebrated monologues, published together for the first time and performed by some of Britain's best actors. The Talking Heads monologues are widely regarded as one of Alan Bennett's finest dramatic achievements. First broadcast on BBC TV and BBC Radio 4 in the 1980s and 1990s, they won a host of awards and huge popular acclaim, and remain among his most admired works today.
This version of Forty Years On, Alan Bennett's popular stage play, starring Sir John Gielgud, Alan Bennett, and Paul Eddington, is paired with A Woman of No Importance, one of Bennett's famous monologues, starring Patricia Routledge as Margaret.