Players to perform in memory of close friend and director

PUBLISHED: 12:00 20 September 2018

The cast of Importance Of Being Earnest. Picture: Tim Clarke

The cast of Importance Of Being Earnest. Picture: Tim Clarke

Tim Clarke

The Bleadon Players will perform one of the cleverest comedies by one of the greatest writers in the English language.

The Importance Of Being Earnest follows the double lives of Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff, two charming bachelors who invent circumstances to allow them to escape the strict Victorian confines of family, duty and social responsibility.

However, two men struggle to keep up with their own fabrications and lies and are soon entangled in a tale of deception and misadventure.

All money made from ticket sales will be split between the British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research in producer and director Chris Bartrop-Clist’s memory.

Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest will be performed at the Coronation Hall, in Coronation Road, from today (Thursday) until Saturday at 7.30pm each night.

Tickets, priced £8, are available from the post office, on the door or from www.bleadon-players.co.uk

More from Weston Mercury

51 minutes ago

Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle will orchestrate a World War One centenary commemoration in Weston-super-Mare, remembering those who died in battle with a poignant display on the beach.

Read more

Parents of a ‘beautiful’ but ‘angry’ Weston teenager who hanged himself in his bathroom feel ‘let down’ by the services set up to protect him.

Read more
12:00

A popular children’s Halloween film has returned for a sequel, and the Mercury has free tickets to give away.

Read more
10:00

Hundreds of job opportunities will be showcased in Weston-super-Mare next week, offering people the chance to find work and forge an exciting career.

Read more
09:25

Children from a Weston school swapped their uniforms for yellow clothes to mark World Mental Health Day.

Read more
Weston-super-Mare
08:48

Four fire crews tackled a blaze last night (Sunday), as fire spread from a garden gazebo to a house.

Read more
07:39

Campaigners desperate to see a pool return to Weston’s seafront will meet next month to discuss whether the idea could be resurrected.

Read more
07:00

Weston General Hospital’s fundraising appeal to purchase a new scanner has been boosted by two generous donations.

Read more

The number of complaints about missed recycling and waste collections has dropped significantly, North Somerset Council has said.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:00

The sky above Weston Cricket Club will once again become a flurry off bright, colourful lights and loud bangs.

Read more

Most Read Entertainment

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 8°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists