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Vaudeville Theatre, London4.561 reviews
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Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan is now playing at London's Vaudeville Theatre, directed by Kathy Burke and guest starring the inimitable Jennifer Saunders.

Oscar Wilde’s comedy about love, betrayals and family is now in the West End as part of a year long season of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville. On the day of Lady Windermere’s birthday party, all appears to be going well until a seed of discontent is sown leading Lady Windermere to question her husband’s fidelity. 

Award winning actor and director Kathy Burke has assembled an astounding comedic cast. Olivier award winner Samantha Spiro plays Mrs Erlynne alongside Kevin Bishop as Lord Darlington. Actor, writer and comedian Jennifer Saunders has returned to the West End stage for the first time in over two decades to guest star as the Duchess of Berwick. Saunders is best known for the tour de force BBC show Absolutely Fabulous, and its subsequent film, as well as the sketch-show French and Saunders.

Former artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Dominic Dromgoole’s new theatre company, Classic Spring, is presenting a yearlong season of Oscar Wilde plays, centring on his Victorian plays. The season includes A Woman of No Importance De Profundis, The Selfish Giant, An Ideal Husband, and The Importance of Being Earnest

Lady Windermere's Fan tickets are still available, book them, along with tickets to the rest of the Oscar Wilde season soon!

“the top rate cast keep the Wilde laughter machine well oiled”  British Theatre
“a freshness that’s very attractive. Recommended”  Independent
“Jennifer Saunders delivers a scene-stealing, scenery-devouring performance”  The Stage
“A sparkling production… The Oscar Wilde season now feels like it is hitting its stride”  London Theatre
‘Gloriously funny’ – Broadway World

Additional Information

Age restriction

Children under 8 will not be admitted.

Running time

2hr 30min (inc. interval)

Performance dates

12 January 2017 - 7 April 2018


Recommended for ages 8 and above.

Venue Information

Vaudeville Theatre404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH

Group Pricing

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Customer Reviews

61 reviews4.5

Robert Slater8th April

A very good show. The play is marvellous and this team did a first class job of it, we were both very pleased with our afternoon's entertainment.

Simon Morgan7th April

Very good performance, brilliantly acted by all star cast! Glad I caught it before it closes. Will be coming to the other plays in Oscar Wilde season

Bruce Holmes7th April

Good performances. Good sight lines. A good performance, not great.

Fiona Sims6th April

Brilliant production, the whole cast were fantastic and Kathy Burke's direction and musical interlude absolutely cracking! We had great afternoon. Looking forward to An Ideal Husband.

Richard Millward6th April

Excellent value. Good view and sound.

Kezzy6th April

Really funny, great production. The cast were superb.

Adam Adkins3rd April

A wonderful play by Wilde needless to say but this production would be lacklustre without Jennifer Saunders whose stage presence and comic timing were superb. I felt the overall timing was too fast for the script. Even Saunders delivered her lines so fast in Act One as if she was afraid she'd forget them. All the famous lines were delivered so casually in an effort not to be studied that it lacked the delicious sophistication one might expect with Wilde's writing. A more leisurely Act One with a softer nuance from Lady Windermere would really help ease the audience into a rather brittle but still overall enjoyable evening - only because of Saunders.

Alexandra 3rd April

The play was cast brilliantly; a thoroughly entertaining evening was had by all.

Pamela Harper3rd April

Show was fantastic but the programme was TERRIBLE- one needs a synopsis and the Acts clearly shown Dispense with some advertising to do the right thing

Ronald Davis30th March

We had a great time, show was well staged and very entertaining. Highly recommend to Oscar Wilde fans.

Julie Hobson30th March

Really enjoyed it. Great production. Jennifer Saunders was marvellous as was the whole cast.

chwee ang29th March

My seat had a restricted view which was not pointed out when I booked and paid for my seat so I was very very disappointed and will feel strongly about using London Theatre Direct again for booking future tickets