Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)

Cast: 4f 6m

Staging: 3 interior sets, 1 exterior

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854594303Publication Date:
6 Aug 1999
Size: 160mm x 105mm£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)
First Staged:
1899; this translation, English Touring Theatre, 2008

Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Stephen Mulrine

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Chekhov's great play about an elderly professor whose plans to sell off his rural estate threaten the livelihoods of those who have worked tirelessly to keep the estate going. Translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

Vanya and his niece, Sonya, work relentlessly to keep their meagre estate going. Sonya finds relief in her undisclosed love for Astrov, the local doctor. But all hope of relief is banished when their lives are invaded by Sonya's selfishly destructive father and his beautiful new wife.

Anton Chekhov's play Uncle Vanya was first staged at the Moscow Arts Theatre in 1899.

This translation by Stephen Mulrine, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, was first staged by English Touring Theatre at Rose Theatre, Kingston, in 2008, in a production directed by Peter Hall.

This version of Uncle Vanya is also available in the collection Chekhov: Four Plays.

Set Text >> Uncle Vanya is a set text for SQA English and Communications Advanced Higher.

Press Quotes

'Stephen Mulrine's translation has an easy, unforced gait, neither stolid nor self-consciously slangy; it strikes exactly the right note'

Financial Times

'A skilful new translation which moves flexibly between Chekhov's desolation and his domesticity'

Observer

Cast: 4f 6m

Staging:3 interior sets, 1 exterior

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854594303Publication Date:
6 Aug 1999
Size: 160mm x 105mm£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)

Also by Anton Chekhov:

The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Ivanov
Chekhov: Four Plays
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
The Wedding
The Cherry Orchard
Uncle Vanya (Chekhov/Baker)
Chekhov on Theatre
Swansong
Chekhov: Shorts
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Lynn)
On the Evils of Tobacco
Three Sisters
Uncle Vanya (Chekhov / McPherson)
The Bear
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
The Seagull
The Cherry Orchard
The Proposal
A Tragic Figure
The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)
Three Sisters
Seagull
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Wright)

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
The Dance of Death (Drama Classic)
An Enemy of the People
The Government Inspector
The Wild Duck
Ivanov
On the Evils of Tobacco
The Wedding
Six Characters in Search of an Author (Drama Classics)
Chekhov: Shorts
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
The Misanthrope
The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)
Swansong
Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
The Game Of Love And Chance
The Proposal
Ibsen: Three Plays
A Tragic Figure
Summerfolk
The Marriage of Figaro
The Bear
Chekhov on Theatre
The Servant of Two Masters
John Gabriel Borkman
Ghosts (Drama Classic)
Chekhov: Four Plays
Children of the Sun

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