Uncle Vanya

Theatre company Tales Retold returns to The Hope Theatre, this time for a limited run of their new reworked version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. One of their aims is to “explore classic tales in innovative ways” – and they certainly do that with this production, as it chops what is usually a 2.5-hour play (with an […]

Read More Uncle Vanya

Three Sisters

Guest reviewer: Lola Claire Remove all the men from Chekhov’s Three Sisters, and what do the sisters actually say? Lucky for us, RashDash are here to give us an idea; a glittering, exploding, anarchic idea in their take on the Three Sisters, now playing at The Yard Theatre. This show is not to be missed, […]

Read More Three Sisters

The Cherry Orchard

This year is the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and the Arcola Theatre has put on a ‘Revolution‘ season to mark this. Its current production is Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard. The Russian Revolution refers to the February and October Revolutions of 1917, which eventually led to the axing of Tsarist Russia and the creation of […]

Read More The Cherry Orchard