The Cherry Orchard

by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Michael Frayn

 

Tower Theatre, Canonbury
November 30th - December 8th, 1979

Cast List

Ranyevskaya (Lyuba), a landowner : Sheila Burbidge
Anya, her daughter, aged 17 : Cathy Oakes
Varya, her adopted daughter, aged 24 : Annie Kimber
Gayev (Lenya), her brother : Dennis Adams
Lopakhin (Yermolay), a businessman : Terence Marlow
Trovimov (Pyetya), a student : Wes Ashwell
Simeonov-Pishchik, a landowner : David Walker
Charlotta Ivanovna, the governess : Joan Walsh
Yepikhodov, the estate clerk : Tom Tillery
Dunyasha, the chambermaid : Sarah Miller
Firs, the footman, aged 87 : Frank Smith
Yasha, the young footman : Nigel Martin
A passer by : Denis Turner
The stationmaster : Wilmot Bennitt
The postmaster : Denis Turner
Tarky : Sparky
Guests, Servants : Tony Goodman, Dominic Byrne

The Cherry Orchard


 

The Cherry Orchard


Production Team
Director : Celia Reynolds
Set Design : John Brooking
Lighting Design : Richard Walbancke

Stage Manager : Cecilia Coffey
DSM : Roger Woods
ASMs : Dominic Byrne, Enrico Coffey, Jane Ashley, Philip Brown, Tony Goodman, Marina Demetrio, Fiona Boyle
Sound operator : Stephen Hampshire
Lighting operator : Richard Walbancke
Wardrobe : John Brooking, Nigel Martin
Magic effects devised by Mike Florence
Set construction : John Brooking, Alan Williams, David Cannell, Ruth Lukom, David Kitchenham, Cecilia Coffey, Enrico Coffey, Philip Brown, Candida Boyes, David Dale-Skey, Helen Smith, Maggi Turfrey, Denis Turner, Fenella Durlacher, Marina Demitrio, Tony Hulse, Kevin Sleep