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Oscar Wilde's classic comedy Lady Windemere's Fan

Nash Theatre in New Farm is bringing Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy “Lady Windemere’s Fan” to Brisbane next month. Set over a 24 hour period, Lady Windermere’s Fan is as relevant today as it was when first performed in London in 1892. The story concerns Lady Windermere, who suspects that her husband is having an affair …

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oscar wilde Prison

Oscar Wilde went to prison 120 years ago for crimes relating to homosexuality. More then 120 years later and the same HM Prison Reading is celebrating Oscar Wilde as an artist. The famous playwright and poet sent to Reading gaol in 1895. He served two years of hard labour for “gross indecency” with men. During …

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Has there ever been a wittier writer?  Here are some of Oscar Wilde’s Greatest Quotes From his brilliant plays such as ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ to his classic novel The Picture of Dorian Gray’. Wilde’s words were always as ingenious as they were entertaining. Flamboyant and colourful throughout the drab conservatism of Victorian England. …

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