Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Will Come To Cinemas This Autumn
More2Screen is delighted to announce that Classic Spring's production of Oscar Wilde's quintessential English comedy The Importance of Being Earnest will be broadcast live from the West End to over 440 cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Tuesday 9 October 2018.Starring Sophie Thompson (Coronation Street, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows), Fiona Button (The Split), Pippa Nixon (Grantchester), Stella Gonet (The House of Elliott) and Jeremy Swift (Downton Abbey), the production is the fourth and final in a year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre, London. The Oscar Wilde season has included acclaimed performances from luminaries such as Jennifer Saunders, Edward Fox and Anne Reid. Hugely enjoyed by audiences nationwide, the season will return to cinemas next year with encore screenings of the first three productions beginning with A Woman of No Importance on 23 January, followed by Lady Windermere's Fan on 27 February and An Ideal Husband on 27 March 2019. Since the season began, the productions have been seen by over 120,000 people at the Vaudeville and 110,000 more on cinema screens nationally and internationally.
More2Screen is a leading distributor of Event Cinema with an unparalleled reputation among its blue-chip partners for professionalism, responsiveness and the delivery of great cinema events to audiences around the world for a maximum commercial return. Founded in 2006 by CEO Christine Costello, it has been a global pioneer in the harnessing of digital technology to bring the very best in live music, performance arts and cultural entertainment to local cinema audiences. In collaboration with its stellar list of long-standing content partners, More2Screen has acted as consultants, producers and worldwide distributors in bringing more than 150 individual 'special event' productions to its network of more than 7,000 cinemas in 65-plus international territories. Its extensive catalogue of world-class productions from across the cultural spectrum is second to none and includes many sector 'firsts'. The More2Screen team is proud to have been named Global Box Office Award winners in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2018 (Event Cinema Association), a Screen International Awards finalist in 2015, 2016 and 2017, and winners of the inaugural Best European Distributor award in 2015. www.more2screen.com