Jennifer Saunders, Samantha Spiro & Kevin Bishop join Oscar Wilde season

Jennifer Saunders, Samantha Spiro & Kevin Bishop join Oscar Wilde season

Updated On: Sep 15, 2017
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    Jennifer Saunders, Samantha Spiro and Kevin Bishop will star in Lady Windermere's Fan as part of the Oscar Wilde Season at the Vaudeville Theatre.

    Comedian, screenwriter and actor Jennifer Saunders returns to the West End stage after a 20-year hiatus. She will guest star as the Duchess of Berwick in Kathy Burke's production, presented by Classic Spring. Saunders is best known for writing and starring in the sketch show French and Saunders and the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, which won international acclaim, a BAFTA and an Emmy.

    Olivier Award winner Samantha Spiro will play Mrs Erlynne. Her theatre credits include Guys And Dolls (Phoenix Theatre), A Christmas Carol (Noel Coward Theatre), Di Viv and Rose (Vaudeville) and Merrily We Roll Along (Donmar).

    Kevin Bishop will play Lord Darlington, having recently starred in one-man show Fully Committed (Menier Chocolate Factory) and Once In A Lifetime (Young Vic). Bishop is best known for appearing in the TV series Tracey Ullmann's Show, Peep Show and his own series The Kevin Bishop Show.

    Lady Windermere's Fan tickets are bookable at the Vaudeville Theatre from 12 January 2018 until 7 April 2018.