The Cherry Orchard
by Anton Chekhov; translated by Michael Frayn
Tower Theatre, Canonbury
November 30 - December 8, 1979

   
Cast
   

 
Ranyevskaya (Lyuba), a landownerSheila Burbidge
Anya, her daughter, aged 17Cathy Oakes
Varya, her adopted daughter, aged 24Annie Kimber
Gayev (Lenya), her brotherDennis Adams
Lopakhin (Yermolay), a businessmanTerence Marlow
Trovimov (Pyetya), a studentWes Ashwell
Simeonov-Pishchik, a landownerDavid Walker
Charlotta Ivanovna, the governessJoan Walsh
Yepikhodov, the estate clerkTom Tillery
Dunyasha, the chambermaidSarah Miller
Firs, the footman, aged 87Frank Smith
Yasha, the young footmanNigel 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
 

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