Ampthill and Flitwick Dramatic Society are proud to present

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

TADS Theatre, Toddington, on June 21st, 22nd and 23rd 2018

Directed by Sarah Benjamin

The Importance of Being Earnest (A Trivial Comedy for Serious People) is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ to escape burdensome social obligations. Contemporary reviews all praised the play's humour, while one considered it the culmination of Wilde's artistic career so far. Its high farce and witty dialogue have helped make The Importance of Being Earnest Wilde's most enduringly popular play.

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For over 70 years, AFDS has been producing theatrical productions in central Bedfordshire. Based in the Ampthill and Flitwick area, we typically perform two shows a year with recent popular comedy productions including Yes Prime Minister, Vicar of Dibley, Fawlty Towers, One Man Two Governors, Dick Barton, and Allo Allo. Our next show is planned to be back in Stewartby Village Hall

Getting Here

TADS Theatre is in Conger Lane, Toddington, LU5 6BT, less than 10 minutes drive from the centre of Flitwick and under a mile from M1 J12

There is plenty of free street parking around the central green, from which the theatre is a simple and short (less than 100 yards) stroll

For more info please visit the TADS theatre website at www.tadstheatre.org

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Volunteer Opportunities - We are a friendly bunch and welcome new members. Volunteers are needed on show nights and you are welcome to come along to any of our rehearsals in the days leading up to the show to help learn the ropes. If you would like to help and see how a show is run, please do please get in touch by Facebook or email

We can be contacted via Facebook or email   membership@afds.co.uk or leave a message on 0759 331 5880

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