Diana Rigg.

A Woman Of No Importance

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama radio adaptation of Oscar Wilde's play. 1 episode in 1991. Stars Diana Rigg, Martin Jarvis, Annette Crosbie, Irene Sutcliffe and others.

A Woman Of No Importance

A production of Oscar Wilde's social comedy play starring Diana Rigg and Martin Jarvis

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

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?

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Christmas At The Wells: A Woman Of No Importance (Other official name)
Soundtrack
Violin played by Alexander Balanescu.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 23rd December 1991 on BBC Radio 4 at 2pm
Episode length
90 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 15th August 2021 at 4:00am on Radio 4 Extra