Extended Audio Sample

Download The Oscar Wilde Collection Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample The Oscar Wilde Collection, by Oscar Wilde
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (4 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: James Marsters, Jacqueline Bisset, Alfred Molina, Roger Rees, Eric Stoltz, Charles Busch, Yeardley Smith Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
Coming Soon! We're adding audiobooks daily and hope to make this one available for download very soon. Submit your vote below to let us know you really crave this title!
Vote this up! This audiobook has 0 votes

Four classic comedies from one of the wittiest playwrights in Western literature: Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, and The Importance of Being Earnest, all featuring star-studded casts with the likes of Jacqueline Bisset, Miriam Margolyes, James Marsters, Alfred Molina, Roger Rees, Yeardley Smith, Eric Stoltz, and many more. This audio also includes a chilling dramatization of Wilde's sole novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Lady Windermere's Fan:
The irreverent satire that launched Wilde's succession of classical comedies. A Lord, his wife, her admirer, and an infamous blackmailer converge in this delicious comic feast of scandal. A divinely funny comedy of good girls, bad husbands, and the moral hypocrisy of British high society in the late 19th century. Stars Roger Rees, Eric Stoltz, Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Going, Gina Field, Judy Geeson, Arthur Hanket, Lisa Harrow, Dominic Keating, James Warwick, Tom Wheatley. Directed by Michael Hackett.

A Woman of No Importance:
Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the best houses while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating comedy, Wilde uses his celebrated wit to expose English society's narrow view of everything from sexual mores to Americans. Stars Rosalind Ayres, Jane Carr, Peter Dennis, Judy Geeson, Paul Gutrecht, Martin Jarvis, Cherie Lunghi, Robert Machray, Miriam Margolyes, Samantha Mathis and Jim Norton.

An Ideal Husband
A tender love story, a glittering setting in London society, and a shower of witticisms are only a few of the reasons this play has enjoyed hugely successful revivals. This 1895 drama is eerily prescient, as it explores the plight of a promising young politician, desperate to hide a secret in his past. With empathy and wit, Wilde explores the pitfalls of h... Download and start listening now!

PF_LATW_000284

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Emily | 11/8/2011

    " Intriguing-- wondered if Hollywood now would make a movie of it since the values critiqued are so Hollywood. Ironically I think Wilde lived like Dorian. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Richard | 11/8/2011

    " Even knowing of the story, the book is an excellent read. I enjoyed it thoroughly! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Marjanne | 11/7/2011

    " Conceptually I really like the idea of this book, and, as always, Wilde has some great lines. However it's hard to like Dorian and I do not feel very sympatheic towards him. I do think it contributes some good thoughts on the corruptability of a human immortal "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Timothy | 11/6/2011

    " What a Extraordinary Tale of a man's quest to hide his sins, and the life impure and immortalized of Mister Gray. I would give this book a four and a half stars if they had a rating for that.....Timothy~ "

  • > Show All
Write a Review
What is FlexPass?
  • Your first audiobook is just $5.95
  • Over 90% are at or below $12.95
  • "LOVE IT" guarantee
  • No time limits or expirations