Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
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
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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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