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The Importance of Being Earnest

15th - 17th August


£20 Full Price, £10 Concession (Under 18, Students, Unwaged, Over 65)


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"The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means" - The Importance of Being Earnest at The Actors' Church.

Dramaiocht Productions are delighted to be returning to the Actors Church after our succesful run of A Christmas Carol here in November 2022. We are excited to be bringing the Oscar Wilde classic The Importance Of Being Earnest to life for the 2024 Summer Season, transferring from last years acclaimed run at the Chelsea Theatre. 

This is a accessible production and led with pride by veteran actor Mark Beer. He has been a professional actor for over 40 years and has toured the UK and Ireland extensively in a wide variety of character roles.

Three performances only: 15th-17th August 2024 at 7:30pm. Tickets £20 (£10 concession).


Show Information

Seats are not assigned for this event. 

Age Guidance: this performance is suitable for anyone aged 8+

Running Time: 140 minutes

Interval: 20 minutes



This performance will take place inside the church. As an access performance it is vital there is step-free access to the performance space. Please let us know at the time of booking if you will be attending in a wheelchair or motorised scooter. For more guidance, please read our Accessibility Information.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access the Actors' Church?

There are usually five entrances to the Actors' Church - only one will be open for this performance. This entrance can be found in Covent Garden Piazza, next to King Street. It is a short walk from Covent Garden station. For more guidance, please read our Visitor Information.

What if I require step-free entry to the church?

Please let us know at the time of your booking if you require step-free entry to the Actors' Church - we will be able to open one of our step-free entrances for you. Thiso production is indoors and there is step free access into the church.

What time do you open?

Access to the church grounds will be from 45 minutes before the start of the performance.

Can I book a ticket on the door?

Yes, you will be able to book a ticket on the door. Please note, we only accept card payments.

How do I book a specific seat?

This performance has unreserved seating, and is on a first come, first served basis. Alternatively, if you would prefer to bring your own chair or picnic blanket, please let our Front Of House staff know, and will do our best to seat you. We can assure you of a good view from wherever you're sat!

Do you sell refreshments?

We will be operating a bar open from 45 minutes before the performance starts, during the interval, and for 30 minutes following the end of the performance. You will be able to purchase cold drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), including Prosecco, Pimm's and other favourites.

Can I bring a picnic?

This is an indoor production but you are welcome to bring food and sit in the garden beforehand. Please note we do not allow alcohol from offsite.

Are there toilets?

Yes, there are gender neutral bathrooms located on the first floor of the church. There is also an access toilet located within the foyer of the church. Access to the church is step free. For more guidance, please read our Accessibility Information.

What happens if it rains?

We are inside, hurrah!

How do I contact you about my ticket?

For all ticketing enquiries, please contact our Box Office on 020 7836 5221, or by email at Please note, we can only deal with tickets bought directly through our website. For tickets purchased through other agencies (TodayTix etc), please contact your seller. For more guidance, please read our Ticket Refund Policy.

I'm running late, what do I do?

We completely understand that getting around London can be difficult sometimes! Although the performance will start promptly, we do allow access to latecomers during the first 15 minutes of the performance. If you are running late for whatever reason, please ring us on 020 7836 5221, and we will do our best to help you.

The Importance of Being Earnest

15 August 2024


£20 Full Price, £10 Concession (Under 18, Students, Unwaged, Over 65)

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