See Uncle Vanya at the The Harold Pinter Theatre
In the heat of summer, Sonya and her Uncle Vanya (Toby Jones) while away their days on a crumbling estate deep in the countryside, visited occasionally only by the local doctor Astrov (Richard Armitage).
However, when Sonya's father suddenly returns with his beautiful new wife declaring that he intends to sell the house, the polite facades crumble and repressed feelings start to emerge with devastating consequences.
Oliver Award-winner Conor McPherson's stunning new adapation of the Anton Chekhov masterpiece, Uncle Vanya, is a portrayal of life at the turn of the 20th century, full of tumultous frustration, dark humour and hidden passions.
Critically acclaimed director Ian Rickson returns to Chekhob for the first time since his landmar production of 'The Seagull' in 2007, reunited with BAFTA and Oliver Award-winner Toby Jones (The Birthday Party) alongside Richard Armitage, who returns to the stage six year after his Oliver Award-nominated performance in 'The Crucible'.
Uncle Vanya is designed by Rae Smith, with lighting by Bruno Poet, music by Stephen Warbeck, sound by Ian Dickinson and casting by Amy Ball CDG. Don't miss this astonishing combination of creative talent as they breathe new life into the treasured Chekhob classic.