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Diana Rigg
A Woman Of No Importance

A Woman Of No Importance

  • Radio comedy drama
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1991
  • 1 episode

A production of Oscar Wilde's social comedy play starring Diana Rigg and Martin Jarvis. Also features Annette Crosbie, Irene Sutcliffe, Susan Sheridan, Auriol Smith, Dominic Letts and more.

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Key details

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1991
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Stars
Diana Rigg, Martin Jarvis, Annette Crosbie, Irene Sutcliffe, Susan Sheridan, Auriol Smith, Dominic Letts, Teresa Gallagher and more
Writers
Oscar Wilde and Adrian Bean
Director
Adrian Bean
Company

With a country house party in full swing, Mrs Arbuthnot's long-concealed secret comes back to haunt her.

This follows the announcement that Gerald Arbuthnot has been appointed secretary to the sophisticated and witty Lord Illingworth.

Gerald's mother stands in the way of his appointment, but fears to tell him why, for who will believe Lord Illingworth to be a man of no importance?

Additional details

Also known as
  • Christmas At The Wells: A Woman Of No Importance
Production
Studio
Soundtrack
Violin played by Alexander Balanescu.

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 23rd December 1991 at 2pm on BBC Radio 4
Episode length
90 minutes
Most recent repeats
  • Sunday 15th August 2021 at 4:00am on Radio 4 Extra
  • Saturday 14th August 2021 at 4:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
  • Saturday 14th August 2021 at 6:00am on Radio 4 Extra

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