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Unlce Vanya

Author: Anton Chekhov


Theatre Royal Haymarket, 1982

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Theatre Royal Haymarket
First performance: Thursday 5th August 1982 (as per title page in programme)
In rep with The Rules of The Game and Man and Superman
Dates for UV (as per advert in programme): Tueday 3rd August - Saturday 4th September, Monday 27th September - Saturday 9th October, Monday 1st - Saturday 13th November.
Translation: John Murrell. Director: Christopher Fettes.
Designer: Daphne Dare. Costumes: Ann Curtis. Lighting: Mark Pritchard
Music Arrangement: Christopher Hobbs. Guitarist: Michael Conn.

September 1982 programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
Alexander Vladimirovich Serebriakov, A retired Professor of ArtHarry Andrews
Elena Andreyevna, His second wifeSheila Gish
Sophia Alexandrovna (Sonya), His daughter by his first wifeFrances de la Tour
Maria Voinitsky, Widow of a Privy Councillor, mother of Serebriakov's first wife and of 'Uncle Vanya'Margaret Rawlings
Ivan Petrovich Voynitsky, 'Uncle Vanya'Donald Sinden
Mikhail Lvovich Astrov, A country doctorRonald Pickup
Ilya Ilyich Telyegin, An impoverished landownerBill Fraser
Marina, Sonya's old nurseFreda Jackson
A Workman/A Watchman
Bernard Martin
Lee Peters
Terrie Fender
Norah McCall

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