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Play of the Month presenting: Uncle Vanya


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by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Elisaveta Fen
[Starring] Freddie Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Ann Bell, Roland Culver

When your life has been spent supporting a distinguished relative, what do you do when he turns out to be not so distinguished after all...?

(Ann Dyson is a member of The Royal Shakespeare Company)


Author: Anton Chekhov
Translated by: Elisaveta Fen
Costumes: Joyce Hammond
Lighting: Robert Wright
Script Editor: Rosemary Hill
Designer: Eileen Diss
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Christopher Morahan
Uncle Vanya: Freddie Jones
Astrov: Anthony Hopkins
Yeliena: Ann Bell
Serebriakov: Roland Culver
Sonia: Jenifer Armitage
Maryia: Ann Dyson
Marina: Susan Richards
Telyeghin: John Baskcomb
Workman: Richard Beale
Nightwatchman: Edmond Bennett
Maid: Stacey Tendeter

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Play of the Month presenting: Uncle Vanya

BBC One London, 8 November 1970 20.15

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