After Oscar

Gasworks Arts Park

Event Date: 
4 May 2021 to 8 May 2021
Author / Presenters: 
Norbury Productions

In 1895, playwright Oscar Wilde was found guilty of gross indecency and with his sentence came a worldwide scandal. But, what of his wife? What of his two children? Oscar’s trial left his family bankrupt, homeless and friendless. After Oscar, tells the story of Mrs. Constance Holland, the wife of Oscar Wilde, who fled to the Continent hoping to create a new life for herself and her children.

After Oscar is a new play written by Verity Norbury, co-directed by Kate Tomkins and Verity Norbury, costumes by Peter Henson; produced by Norbury Productions as part of the Premiere at Gasworks season.