The premise of The Picture of Dorian Gray – a man who stays forever young as a portrait of him locked in his attic ages – has become so much a part of our culture that most people will recognise the reference even if they’ve never read Oscar Wilde’s original 1890 novella or seen any of the myriad stage and screen adaptations since.
Maximus Polling reprises his titular performance as the ever-youthful Dorian in Blue Devil Theatre’s award-winning adaptation, transferring to Drayton Arms Theatre from 19 October.
The Tragedy of Dorian Gray, Ross Dinwiddy’s acclaimed 1960s-set reimagining of Oscar Wilde’s classic tale, transfers to London next month after its OffFest Award-winning success at this year’s Brighton Fringe.
How far are you willing to go to get what you most desire? That’s the question at the bloody heart of Salome. And it’s a question that so fascinates Lazarus Theatre that they’re now having a third go at Oscar Wilde’s provocative 1891 tragedy based on the Biblical tale.
A strong lead performance from Bart Lambert impresses in this streaming Oscar Wilde adaptation, but Dorian A Rock Musical lacks a real sense of identity.
Post-lockdown, Lazarus Theatre returns to the stage with a revival of their 2019 gender-twist version of Oscar Wilde’s Salome, in a limited season at London’s Southwark Playhouse. Having chaired a lively discussion on this piece two years ago, I’m delighted to reunite with Lazarus for a fresh go.
“It’s been overwhelming and quite humbling to be frank.” Ross Dinwiddy has been taken aback by audience responses to The Tragedy of Dorian Gray at Brighton Fringe. Read what he has to say about updating the Wilde classic, the effect of Covid and filming the show, then book your tickets!
Writer and director Ross Dinwiddy’s vision to create a black and white adaptation of Dorian Gray adds a twist to the gothic tale. Moving away from the rich luxury often associated with Wilde, The Tragedy of Dorian Gray offers a deeper depth into the dark soul traded to the devil for eternal youth.
Following sold out performances during the first weekend of the Brighton Fringe, Blue Devil Productions has released a stunning new trailer for their version of The Tragedy of Dorian Gray. Watch it now, then book your tickets to see it live or online!
With just weeks to go until Ross Dinwiddy’s new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic tale, The Tragedy of Dorian Gray, takes to the stage at Brighton Fringe, take a first look at the filmed version which can also be watched online this summer.
The Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes’ new digital co-production of The Importance of Being Earnest brings Oscar Wilde’s classic play up to date and transfers the action up north. I caught up with actor Tom Dixon, who plays Algy, to find out more.
A brand new version of Oscar Wilde’s classis tale, The Tragedy of Dorian Gray, which sets the tale in amid the swinging 60s, will run as both a live and streamable production at the Brighton Fringe this summer. Book your tickets now!
This perky and playful version based on Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of Earnest fromThe Dukes Lancaster is engaging to watch.
This re-working of The Importance of Being Earnest is fun, frothy, and at a time when theatres are in the dark, provides a much-needed laugh, and laugh I did.
Actress Melanie Marshall chatted to us about the upcoming digital production of The Importance of Being Earnest – co-produced by the Lawrence Batley Theatre and The Dukes.
This film version of the Oscar Wilde classic The Picture of Dorian Gray is a brilliant critique of the digital age.
Alfred Enoch and Russell Tovey enliven a digital take on Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Not only does it work as a standalone piece of digital theatre, this adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray is also really intelligently linked to the original story.
The co-producers of the upcoming digital adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray have today announced the production’s full casting and creative team. Joining previously announced Fionn Whitehead, in the title role, are Alfred Enoch as Harry Wotton, Joanna Lumley as Lady Narborough, Emma McDonald as Sibyl Vane and Russell Tovey as Basil Hallward with Stephen Fry as the Interviewer.
This production of Lady Windermere’s Fan is mostly a strong account of a play that will always be overshadowed by Earnest and a very pleasant way to spend a locked down afternoon.