In Love with Wilde

In Love with Wilde

Series 1 - Episode 1

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Summary

A tribute to playwright Oscar Wilde, featuring monologues from his works. Stephen Fry reads from the Happy Prince, Paterson Joseph portrays An Ideal Husband's Sir Robert Chiltern, Caroline Quentin chooses the Duchess of Berwick from Lady Windermere's Fan, Russell Tovey takes on the part of The Importance of Being Earnest's Jack Worthing and Eddie Marsan offers his dramatic take on the faint-hearted Czar from Vera, or The Nihilists. Wilde's grandson Merlin Holland also reads an extract from De Profundis, his grandfather's epistle written during his time in Reading prison.
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