Synopsis by Mark Deming
This made-for-TV BBC drama offers a faithful adaptation of Oscar Wilde's best-known drama. Lady Windermere is a beautiful and well-respected woman whose husband seems to be spending a great deal of time with a mysterious older woman, Mrs. Erlynne. Gossip has it that Lady Windermere's spouse has been unfaithful, and Lady Windermere, fearing the worst, is convinced her spouse intends to leave her. However, Lady Windermere in time learns that she and Mrs. Erlynne share a bond of which she's unaware. This version of Lady Windermere's Fan features a distinguished cast, including Helena Little, Tim Woodward, Sara Kestelman and Stephanie Turner.