An Ideal Husband With Edward & Freddie Fox: A First Look

Freddie Fox playing Lord Goring in Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre Freddie Fox stars as Lord Goring

Previews began last week for Classic Spring’s new production of the esteemed English comedy An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde. 

Exploring corruption and morality, and bringing an act of political sin into the heart of the English home, An Ideal Husband is Classic Spring’s latest offering from their year-long celebration of Wilde.

Real life father and son, Edward and Freddie Fox, star together for the first time, playing fictional father and son.

Edward Fox in Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre
Edward Fox stars as the Earl of Caversham

Edward Fox, who is most well-known for his performance in The Day of the Jackal and ITV’s Edward & Mrs Simpson, will play the Earl of Caversham.

Freddie Fox playing Lord Goring in Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre
Freddie Fox stars as Lord Goring

Freddie Fox plays Lord Goring, son of the Earl of Caversham. His stage credits include Hampstead Theatre’s The Judas Kiss.

Frances Barber in Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre
Frances Barber plays Mrs. Cheveley

Starring alongside the duo as Mrs Cheveley is Frances Barber – best known for her role as Caroline Warwick in BBC’s Silk.

Also starring the production is Sally Bretton (Not Going Out, BBC) as Lady Chiltern, and Susan Hampshire (Monarch of the Glen, BBC) as Lady Markby.

An Ideal Husband plays at London’s Vaudeville Theatre until 14th July 2018, with a press night on 3rd May 2018 at 7pm.

Evening performances begin at 7.30pm from Tuesday to Saturday, and matinees begin at 2:30pm on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

Tickets are on sale from only £23.40. Book via fromtheboxoffice.com/anidealhusband/tickets.