director | Michael Fentiman
set | Madeleine Girling
lighting | Jack Knowles
sound | George Dennis
photography | Marc Brenner
Vaudeville Theatre, London 2018
The men wear black or burgundy smoking jackets, while Lady Bracknell appears in a magnificent bronze outfit that suggests that if you struck her with a mallet she would clang.
Madeleine Girling's painterly sets are gorgeous, as are Gabriella Slade's opulent costumes – have created an off-kilter, only tangentially familiar world where normal rules don't apply, and in doing so they have illuminated Wilde's brilliant piece.