Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
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The Importance of Being Earnest 

In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.

Director:

Bill Bain

Writer:

Oscar Wilde (play)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Patrick Macnee ... Algernon Moncrieff
William Redmond William Redmond ... Lane
Ian Carmichael ... John Worthing J.P.
Pamela Brown Pamela Brown ... Lady Bracknell
Fenella Fielding ... Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax
Susannah York ... Cecily Cardew
Irene Handl ... Miss Prism
Wilfrid Brambell ... Rev. Canon Chasuble
Charles Lloyd Pack Charles Lloyd Pack ... Merriman
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Storyline

In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1964 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ABC Weekend Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode takes place in 1895. See more »

Connections

Version of The United States Steel Hour: Who's Earnest? (1957) See more »

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