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The Seagull

Author: Anton Chekhov

Productions

Lyric Theatre Hammersmith, 1985
Oxford Playhouse, 1985
Queen's Theatre, 1985

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Lyric Theatre Hammersmith
First performance: 26th April 1985
Oxford Playhouse Company and Lyric Hammersmith production.

CharacterPlayed By
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Oxford Playhouse
3rd - 15th June 1985
Oxford Playhouse Company and Lyric Hammersmith Production.
Translation: Charles Sturridge and Tania Alexander.
Director: Charles Sturridge. Sets Designer: Eileen Diss.
Costumes Designer: Jane Robinson. Lighting: Dave Horn.
Composer: Jason Osborn. Russian Adviser: Tania Alexander.

CharacterPlayed By
MedvedenkoPeter Wight
MashaPhoebe Nicholls
SorinAlfred Burke
KonstantinJohn Lynch
YakovKenneth Keeling
NinaNatasha Richardson
The CookChris M Harvey
PolinaJean Rimmer
DornRonald Hines
ShamraevRoger Hammond
ArkadinaSamantha Eggar
TrigorinJohn Hurt
The MaidClare David
Musicians
ClarinetIan Stuart
ViolinPhilippa Ibbotson
PianoAnthony Castro
PianoClare David
SingerAnna Steiger

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Queen's Theatre
? - August 1985 - ?
Oxford Playhouse Company and Lyric Hammersmith production.
Translation: Charles Sturridge and Tania Alexander.
Director: Charles Sturridge. Sets Designer: Eileen Diss.
Costumes Designer: Jane Robinson. Lighting: Dave Horn.
Composer: Jason Osborn. Russian Adviser: Tania Alexander.

CharacterPlayed By
Medvedenko (a schoolmaster)Peter Wight
Masha (Shamraev's daughter)Julia Swift
Piotr Sorin (Arkadina's brother)Alfred Burke
Konstantin (Arkadina's son)John Lynch
Yakov (a labourer)Kenneth Keeling
Nina (daughter of a wealthy landowner)Natasha Richardson
The CookChristopher Harvey
Polina (Shamraev's wife)Jean Rimmer
Dorn (a doctor)Ronald Hines
Shamraev (Sorin's manager)Joseph Brady
Irina Arkadina (an actress)Vanessa Redgrave
Boris Trigorin (a novelist)Jonathan Pryce
The MaidClare David
UnderstudyYvonne Bonnamy
UnderstudyBrian Morehead
UnderstudyClare David
UnderstudyMark Eldridge

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