It is 1895 and Oscar 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, Lord Alfred Douglas, and his freedom, the ever romantic Wilde embarks on a course towards self-destruction…
Rupert Everett plays Oscar Wilde with Freddie Fox as Lord Alfred Douglas in David Hare's compelling drama about the power of all-consuming love and the cruelty of betrayal.
Contains scenes of an adult nature.
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