Chekhov

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Three Sisters

Three Sisters

★★★★☆  Direct:

Edinburgh’s Lung Ha theatre company has created a strong and emphatically direct production of Chekhov’s Three Sisters, in a new version by Adrian Osmond at the Traverse and on short tour.

March 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Double Bill

Double Bill

“✭✭✭✭✩ Character-driven”
Young critics scheme review:
Theatre Alba present a double bill at Duddingston Kirk Manse of Chekhov’s Smoking is Bad for You and Tennessee Williams’ Something Unspoken.

August 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Three Sisters

Three Sisters

✭✭✭✭✩ Emotional realism:
John Byrne’s adaptation of Three Sisters at the King’s is poignant, funny, tragic and hugely satisfying.

October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Uncle Varick

Uncle Varick

✭✭✩✩✩ Off-groove
They say the best man always wins. It isn’t true in real life and it certainly isn’t the case if you’re in an Anton Chekhov play. Not even in Uncle Varick, John Byrne’s updating of Uncle Vanya, at the King’s all week.

May 8, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Theatre Review –  The Cherry Orchard

Theatre Review – The Cherry Orchard

Uprooted from its original time and place, John Byrne’s new version of Chekhov’s Cherry Orchard transplants the action to Scotland in 1979, on the eve of Thatcher’s first term in office.

April 19, 2010 | By | Reply More
Traverse’s Hill directs Radio 3’s Seagull

Traverse’s Hill directs Radio 3’s Seagull

By Thom Dibdin The Traverse’s artistic director, Dominic Hill, has directed Chekhov’s The Seagull for BBC Radio 3, with Siobhan Redmond and Paul Higgins heading up a cast of leading Scottish actors.

January 31, 2010 | By | Reply More