A New Version of ‘The Importance’ Streams in July

The cast of The Importance of Being Earnest

A new twist on Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is streaming in July. This performance, directed by Adam Kinneen and featuring students from Newcastle University Theatre Society, will be performed and filmed at the Sunderland Empire and the streamed show will serve as a fundraiser for Acting for Others, a national charity which … Read more…

Banksy on Reading Gaol Wall!

Banksy image

On Monday 4th of March, Banksy has uploaded a video of him creating the work to his verified social media page on Instagram – seemingly signalling the Reading mural to be his own work. The new artwork depicts a prisoner escaping from the gaol using a rope of bed sheets tied to a typewriter – prompting many to link the image to famous inmate Oscar Wilde. 

Lady Wilde stamp

In advance of International Women’s Day, An Post has issued a stamp celebrating the 19th century Irish nationalist & feminist writer, Jane, Lady Wilde (1821-1896).