Tuesday, 12th April, 2016 - 7:30 pm
TICKETS: Adults £12.00/Friends £11.50/Students £6.00/ES40’s £6.00
“You must not laugh at me, darling, but it had always been a girlish dream of mine to love someone whose name was Ernest…”
Everybody loves Ernest. The only trouble is, he doesn’t exist. Or does he? Oscar Wilde’s comic masterpiece gets The Pantaloons treatment in our anarchic take on the classic comedy of manners. This energetic show features all the usual Wildean wit, plus a few Pantaloony surprises including singing butlers, travel by means of musical montage and a post-interval hollywoodstyle recap…
The Pantaloons are a young and dynamic theatre company comprising graduates of Kent University. They aim to recapture an aspect of drama which modern naturalistic theatre has lost: the riotous energy of the clown. Their productions are entertaining, accessible and intelligent productions of classical texts for audiences, whatever their level of familiarity with such works.