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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Barn Theatre, Southwick Community Centre.

October 31, November 1 & 2, 1957.

The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde

“Wilde was big test for Young Wick Players”
– Shoreham Herald –


Directed by
Patrick Johnson

Assisted by
George Porter


Adrian Hedges – Lane

Ian Elliott – Algernon Moncrieff

Patrick Johnson – John Worthing J.P.

Elizabeth Penney – Lady Bracknell

Jean Porter – Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax

Betty Gedge – Cecily Cardew

Betty Carpenter – Miss Prism

Ralph Dawes – Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D.

Ross Workman – Merriman

Jacqueline McInnes – Tweenie


Production Crew

Stage Manager – Frances Davy

ASM – Clodagh O’Farrell

Prompt – Mary Gedge

Properties – Frances Moulton

Properties – Peggy Cook

Wardrobe – Patricia Holloway

Wardrobe – Judy Wilkey

Wardrobe – Anita Dawes

Effects – Richard Pickard

Stage Lighting – Frank Hurrell

Scenery designer – Ralph Dawes

Front of House Manager – Clive Townsend