Saturday, July 19, 2008

"Hvem er Ernest?"

"Hvem er Ernest?"
by Oscar Wilde; translation of "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Erik Pierstorff
Premiere 7 July 1972
Nationaltheatret Hovedscenen
Genre: Comedy

Directed by Kjetil Bang-Hansen

Cast includes:

Lillebil Ibsen as Lady Bracknell
Sverre Anker Ousdal as Algernon Moncrieff
Geir Børresen as John Worthing
Anne Marie Ottersen as Gwendolen Fairfax
Anne Marit Jacobsen as Cecily Cardew

ALGERNON [picking up empty plate in horror]. Good heavens! Lane! Why are there no cucumber sandwiches? I ordered them specially.
LANE [gravely]. There were no cucumbers in the market this morning, sir. I went down twice.
ALGERNON. No cucumbers!
LANE. No, sir. Not even for ready money.
ALGERNON. That will do, Lane, thank you.
LANE. Thank you, sir. [Goes out.]

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