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An Ideal Husband

An Ideal Husband

Broadcast: March 30, 1952
Added: Mar 04 2016

Tonight we bring you a chuckling comedy of love and intrigue by one of the most brilliant playwrights of his time, Oscar Wilde. This unforgettable tale begins in London in the year 1895 - the fantastic, fashionable London of gaslights, hansom cabs and the rather eccentric men and women who made up high society. In the brilliantly lit octagon room of Sir Robert Chiltern's house in Grosvenor Square, a formal reception is being held. The receiving line are about to retire, when a late arrival is announced - Lord Goring - the son of Lord Caversham - and he is intrigued about one of the other guests present, a lady named Mrs Cheveley...