The Importance of Being Nihilists

Theatre (comedy, farce)

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
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Described as a ‘wildly enjoyable ride’ (, The Importance of Being Nihilists combines farce with murder mystery in an absurd exploration of mortality. In a version of Victorian London dashed with anachronism, Desmond Beret lives a "productively idle" life. When someone drops a piano onto his best friend from a second-storey window, a network of characters comes together, united by the crime. A tribute to Oscar Wilde, this is a story of unlikely criminals, dodgy disguises and flawed logic, written and performed by Oxford University students.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Dates, Times and Prices