Anna Karenina (stage version)
Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848421974Publication Date:
21 Mar 2011
Size: 198mm x 130mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780013541Publication Date:
7 Apr 2016
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First Staged:
Shared Experience tour, 1992

Anna Karenina (stage version)

By Leo Tolstoy Adapted by Helen Edmundson

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  • Time Out Award for Outstanding Theatrical Event - 1992

Helen Edmundson's celebrated and 'exemplary' (The Times) adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's enduring classic is a vibrant and deeply moving meditation on the nature of love.

Anna is beautiful and admired but empty – until a chance meeting throws her into emotional turmoil and a scandalous affair. Contrasting with this tale of destructive love is the story of Levin, an idealistic man striving to find meaning in life – and a self-portrait of Tolstoy himself.

Helen Edmundson's stage adaptation of Anna Karenina was first performed by Shared Experience at the Theatre Royal, Winchester, in January 1992 at the start of a nationwide tour. The production went on to win the Time Out Award for Outstanding Theatrical Event of 1992.

This edition of the play was published alongside a revival at the Arcola Theatre, London, in 2011.

Press Quotes

'Theatre this engrossing is rare'

Time Out

'The aim is not to report the novel but to recreate it as a piece of theatre... a dramatisation which is symbolically accurate as well as theatrically compelling'

Guardian
Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848421974Publication Date:
21 Mar 2011
Size: 198mm x 130mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780013541Publication Date:
7 Apr 2016
£10.99 £8.80You save £2.19 (20%)

Also by Leo Tolstoy:

War and Peace (stage version)

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Also by Helen Edmundson:

Orestes: Blood and Light
Thérèse Raquin (Zola/Edmundson)
Coram Boy (stage version)
The Heresy of Love
Small Island (stage version)
The Mill on the Floss (stage version)
Mary Shelley
Swallows and Amazons (stage version)
Queen Anne
Life is a Dream
War and Peace (stage version)
Mother Teresa is Dead
Gone to Earth (stage version)
The Clearing

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