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The Wood Demon


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Translated by RONALD HINGLEY
A Play of the Month presentation It is Leo Zheltukhin's birthday and to mark the occasion his friends and neighbours are joining him for lunch. Among them are Alexander Serebryakov, a retired professor, and his second wife, the young and beautiful Helen. They have continued to live on his first wife's estate after her death and share the house with his dead wife's mother and her son George. It is an arrangement which leads to tragedy.
Costume designer DOROTHEA WALLACE Lighting SAM BARCLAY


Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Translated By: Ronald Hingley
Pianist: Tom McCall
Designer: Dorothea Wallace
Unknown: Sam Barclay
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Donald McWhinnie
Khrushchov: Ian Holm
Helen: Francesca Annis
Voynitsky: Ronald Hines
Serebryakov: Ronald Fraser
Theodore: Donal McCann
Julia: Angela Pleasence
Orlovsky: Cyril Luckham
Dvadin: Geoffrey Bayldon
Sonya: Vickery Turner
Zhettukhin: Anthony Douse
Mrs Voynitsky: Daphne Heard
Vasily: Jay Neill

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