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The Suicide

Author: Nikolai Erdman

Productions

The Other Place, 1979, RSC
The Warehouse, 1980, RSC

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The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon
First performance: 6th June 1979
RSC.

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownUnknown

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The Warehouse
First performance: 29th July 1980.
RSC production. Translation: Peter Tegel.
Director: Ron Daniels. Designer: Kit Surrey.
Lighting: Leo Leibovici. Music Arranger: Michael Tubbs.
Sound: John A. Leonard.

CharacterPlayed By
Semyon Semyononovich Podsekalnikov, a man refused employmentRoger Rees
Maria Lukianovna, his wifeSusan Tracy
Serafima Ilinitchna, his mother-in-lawLila Kaye
Alexander Petrovitch KalabushkinTimothy Knighley
Margarita Ivanovna PeryesvetovaHeather Canning
A Young ManTeddy Kempner
Aristarch Dominikovitch GolashchapovEdward Petherbridge
Cleopatra MaximovnaEmma Williams
Egor Timovyeyevitch, a postmanPeter Clough
Nikifor Arsenyevitch Pugachov, a butcherTimothy Spall
Viktor Viktorovitch, a writerDavid Threlfall
Father ElpidiClyde Pollitt
Raissa FilipovnaShirley King
2 Waiters/2 Suspicious Looking Characters/2 Boys. 2 Undertakers/2 Old Ladies Andrew Hawkins, Roderick Horn
Musicians
ClarinetVictor Slaymark
ViolinAlistair McLachlan/Wilfrid Gibson
DulcimerPeter Washtell
SingerTeddy Kempner

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