Going Wilde with new production

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Hollywood star Rupert Everett will be playing Oscar Wilde in David Hare’s drama The Judas Kiss at The Cambridge Arts Theatre.

Freddie Fox also stars as Lord Alfred Douglas in this play about the power of all-consuming love and the cruelty of betrayal.

It is 1895 and Wilde’s masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest is playing in the West End after a triumphant premiere.

But already the wheels are in motion which will lead to his imprisonment, downfall and vilification.

Forced to make a choice between his lover and freedom, the ever-romantic Wilde embarks on a course towards self-destruction.

The production will run from Monday, November 12 to Saturday, November 17, with performances from the Monday to Saturday at 7.45pm and matinees on the Thursday and Saturday at 2.30pm.

Tickets are £20 to £39, to book contact 01223 503333 or see www.cambridgeartstheatre.com