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The Trials of Oscar Wilde
May 01, 2014 Jason McCrossan
Monday Matters: Music, News, & Interviews

The Trials of Oscar Wilde

May 01, 2014

Jason McCrossan

Thursday 14 February 1895 was the triumphant opening night of The Importance of Being Earnest and the zenith of Oscar Wilde's career. Less than 100 days later he found himself a common prisoner and bankrupt, sentenced to two years hard labour. But what happened during the trials and what did Wilde say? The European Arts Company touring the UK with a new show about the libel and criminal trials of Oscar Wilde. Jason McCrossan spoke with co-writer and producer of the show John O'Connor. For more information: www.europeanarts.co.uk
Thursday 14 February 1895 was the triumphant opening night of The Importance of Being Earnest and the zenith of Oscar Wilde's career. Less than 100 days later he found himself a common prisoner and bankrupt, sentenced to two years hard labour. But what happened during the trials and what did Wilde say? The European Arts Company touring the UK with a new show about the libel and criminal trials of Oscar Wilde. Jason McCrossan spoke with co-writer and producer of the show John O'Connor. For more information: www.europeanarts.co.uk
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