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The Coast of Utopia - trilogy of plays: Voyage, Shipwreck & Salvage

Author: Tom Stoppard

Productions

National Theatre, 2002

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National Theatre - Olivier Theatre
Opening: 3rd August 2002 (the three plays were performed in rep)
Director: Trevor Nunn. Set, Costume and Video Designer: William Dudley.
Lighting Designer: David Hersey. Associate Director: Stephen Rayne.
Music: Steven Edis. Movement Director: David Bolger.
Sound Designer: Paul Groothuis. Company Voice Work: Patsy Rodenburg.

Voyage
CharacterPlayed By
Alexander BakuninJohn Carlisle
Varvara, his wifeFelicity Dean
Liubov, their daughterEve Best
Varenka, their daughterCharlotte Emmerson
Tatiana, their daughterLucy Whybrow
Alexandra, their daughterAnna Maxwell Martin
Miss Chamberlain, an English governessJennifer Scott Malden
Baron Renee, a cavalry officerJack James
SemyonJohn Nolan
Michael Bakunin, their sonDouglas Henshall
Nicholas Stankevich, a young philosopherRaymond Coulthard
Masha, the maidJanet Spencer-Turner
Vissarion Belinsky, a literary criticWill Keen
Ivan Turgenev, a would-be writerGuy Henry
Alexander Herzen, a would-be revolutionaryStephen Dillane
Mrs BeyerJanine Duvitski
Nicholas Sazonov, Herzen's "circle"Jonathan Slinger
Nicholas Ogarev, Herzen's "circle"Simon Day
Nicholas Ketscher, Herzen's "circle"Paul Ritter
Nicholas Polevoy, editor of the TelegraphNick Sampson
Natalie Beyer, Mrs Beyer's daughterRachel Ferjani
Peter Chaadaev, a philosopherIain Mitchell
Stepan Shevyrev, editor of the Moscow ObserverSam Troughton
Dyakov, a cavalry officerDavid Verrey
Katya, Belinsky's mistressJasmine Hyde
Pushkin, the poetJack James
A Ginger CatRichard Hollis
Other parts played byThomas Arnold
Other parts played byMartin Chamberlain
Other parts played bySarah Manton
Other parts played byKemal Sylvester
Shipwreck
CharacterPlayed By
Nicholas Ogarev, a poet and radicalSimon Day
Natalie Herzen, Alexander's wifeEve Best
Ivan Turgenev, a poet and writerGuy Henry
Sasha Herzen, the Herzens' sonLewis Crutch/Freddie Hale/Thomas Moll/Greg Sheffield
Nurse, a household serfJanet Spencer-Turner
Alexander Herzen, a radical writerStephen Dillane
Timothy Granovsky, a historianIain Mitchell
Nicholas Ketscher, a doctorPaul Ritter
Konstantin Aksakov, a SlavophileSam Troughton
PolicemanRichard Hollis
Vissarion Belinsky, a literary criticWill Keen
Madame Haag, Herzen's motherJanine Duvitski
Kolya Herzen, the Herzen's younger sonPadraig Goodall/Matthew Thomas-Davies/David Perkins
George Herwegh, a radical poetRaymond Coulthard
Emma Herwegh, his wifeCharlotte Emmerson
Nicholas Sazonov, a Russian emigréJonathan Slinger
Jean-Marie, a French servantThomas Arnold
Michael Bakunin, a Russian emigré activistDouglas Henshall
Karl Marx, author of 'The Communist Manifesto'Paul Ritter
Shop BoyDominic Barklem/Alexander Green/William Green/AShley Jones
Natalie (Natasha) Tuchkov, Natalie's friendLucy Whybrow
Benoit, a French servantMartin Chamberlain
Blue Blouse, a Paris workerJohn Nolan
Maria Ogarev, Ogarev's estranged wifeFelicity Dean
Franz Otto, Bakunin's defence lawyerPaul Ritter
Rocca, an Italian servantJack James
Tata Herzen, the Herzen's daughterClemmie Hooton/Alice Knight/Harriet Lunnon/Casi Toy
Maria Fomm, a German nannyAnna Maxwell Martin
Leonty Ibayev, Russian Consul in NiceJohn Carlisle
Other parts played byRachel Ferjani
Other parts played byJasmine Hyde
Other parts played bySarah Manton
Other parts played byJennifer Scott Malden
Other parts played byNick Sampson
Other parts played byKemal Sylvester
Other parts played byDavid Verrey
Salvage
CharacterPlayed By
Alexander Herzen, a Russian exileStephen Dillane
Sasha Herzen, his son, as a childDominic Barklem/Alexander Green/William Green/Ashley Jones
Maria Fomm, a German nannyAnna Maxwell Martin
Tata Herzen, Herzen's daughter, as a childAlexandra Thomas-Davies/Francesca Markham/Samantha Thompson
Gottfried Kinkel, a German exileNick Sampson
Joanna Kinkel, his wifeFelicity Dean
Malwida von Meysenbug, a German exileEve Best
Captain Peks, Aide to KossuthSam Troughton
Alphonse de Ville, Aide to Ledru-RollinJack James
Alexandre Ledru-Rollin, a French socialist in exileDavid Verrey
Lajos Kossuth, Hungarian nationalist leader in exileMartin Chamberlain
Mazzini, an Italian nationalistRichard Hollis
Ernest Jones, an English radicalIain Mitchell
Karl Marx, German communist in exilePaul Ritter
Arnold Ruge, a German exileJohn Nolan
Stanislaw Worcell, Polish nationalist in exileJohn Carlisle
Louis Blanc, French socialist in exileWill Keen
ParlourmaidJanet Spencer-Turner
Mrs Blainey, the Herzens' nannyJanine Duvitski
Olga Herzen, Herzen's & Natasha's daughter, as a childClemmie Hooton/Alice Knight/Harriet Lunnon/Casi Toy
Czerniecki, a Polish printerRichard Hollis
A Polish emigréSarah Manton
Michael Bekunin, Russian anarchist in exileDouglas Henshall
Emily Jones, Jones's wifeJennifer Scott Malden
Zenkowicz, a Polish emigréJohn Nolan
Tchorzewski, a Polish bookshop ownerKemal Sylvester
Nicholas Ogarev, poet and co-editor of 'The Bell'Simon Day
Natalie Ogarev, his wifeLucy Whybrow
Sasha Herzen as an adultSam Troughton
Ivan Turgenev, Russian novelistGuy Henry
Tata Herzen olderAnna Maxwell Martin
Olgen Herzen olderMadeleine Edis/Ruth Jones/Carlotte Nott Macaire
Mary Sutherland, Ogarev's mistressCharlotte Emmerson
Nicholas Chernyshevsky, Russian radical editorRaymond Coulthard
Henry Sutherland, Mary's sonLewis Crutch/Freddie Hale/Thomas Moll/Greg Sheffield
Doctor, a nihilistSam Troughton
Pavel Vetoshnikov, visitors from RussiaNick Sampson
Perotkin, visitors from RussiaMartin Chamberlain
Semlov, visitors from RussiaJack James
Sleptsov, a Russian revolutionaryJonathan Slinger
Korf, a Russian officerThomas Arnold
Olga Herzen as an adultJasmine Hyde
Liza, Alexander's & Natalie's daughterAlexandra Thomas-Davies/Francesca Markham/Samantha Thompson
Teresina, Sasha's wifeRachel Ferjani
Tat Herzen as an adultAnna Maxwell Martin
Musicians
InstrumentPlayed By
Music Director/Keyboards/AccordionSteven Ellis/Mark Bousie
Violin/Mandolin/WhistleSteve Bentley-Klein
Cello/Keyboard/PercussionPenny Bradshaw
PercussionMichael Gregory
Guitar/Balalaika/Bass Guitar/MandolinBen Grove
Clarinet/Flute/Fife/Soprano SaxophoneSarah James

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