The Trials Of Oscar Wilde

Simon Russell Beale stars in a recreation of the doomed libel action taken by Wilde against the Marquis of Queensbury.

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By Christopher Fitz-Simon.

With Simon Russell Beale as Oscar

Wilde and Nigel Davenport as the Marquis of Queensberry.

2: The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name. Wilde starts out confidently in front of a packed courtroom - but has he underestimated Queensberry? with Elaine Pyke. Janet Maw , Keith Drinkel and Joanna Monro. Director Eoin O'Callaghan. See also tomorrow 7.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961005]

Unknown: Christopher Fitz-Simon

Unknown: Simon Russell Beale

Unknown: Nigel Davenport

Unknown: Elaine Pyke.

Unknown: Janet Maw

Unknown: Keith Drinkel

Unknown: Joanna Monro.

Director: Eoin O'Callaghan.

Lord Alfred Douglas: Alex Lowe

Edward Carson: Nathaniel Parker

Robert Ross: Richard Pearce

Sir Edward Clarke: Peter Sallis

Frank Harris: Gerard Murphy

George Bernard Shaw: Jim Norton

Charles Gill: Kim Wall

Seymour Hicks: Robert Harper

Charles Parker: Chris Pavlo

French receptionist: Colleen Prendergast

Brookfield: Christopher Scott

Lady Wilde: Shirley Dixon

Sir Frank Lockwood: Ioan Meredith

Justice Charles: Jonathan Adams

Justice Wills and Andre Gide: Sean Baker

The Rev Stewart Headlam: Mark Bonnar

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Simon Russell Beale stars in the re-creation of Wilde's court experience, and final verdict.