The Cherry Orchard
by Anton Chekhov in a version by Trevor Griffiths
(from a literal translation by Helen Rappaport)

Tower Theatre, Canonbury
October 2 - 9, 1999



Lopakhin, a businessman

Roger Beaumont
Dunyasha, a chambermaid Louise Timoney
Epikhodov, a clerk Chris Peregrine
Anya, Mme Ranevskaya's daughter Suzanne Marie Taylor
Mme Liuba Ranevskaya, a landowner Jill Batty
Varya, her adopted daughter Lily Murray
Gayev (Leon), her brother Wes Ashwell
Carlotta, the governess Karen Killaspy
Simeonov-Pishchick, a landowner Brice Pitt
Yasha, the valet Ralph Ward
Firs, a manservant Dominic Batty

Peter Trofimov, a student

Michael Allaway
The Stranger John Morton
Stationmaster Chris Holmes
Ball guests Jerry Calnan, Emma Hillman, Tess Walsh, John Morton
Carlotta's dog Rupert Killaspy
The Cherry Orchard

Production Team
Director : Sara Randall
Set Design : Bill Leahy
Lighting Design : Stephen Ley
Costume Design : Linda Girling
Sound Design : Robert Ward & Simon Humphries

Stage Managers : Ann Watchorn, Jacqui de Prez
DSM : David Brown
ASMs : Bob Hough, Jerry Calnan, Claire Rice
Sound operator : Alison Edwards
Lighting operator : Alison Foulds
Wardrobe : Suzanne Duffy, Jude Chalk
Set construction & painting : Jo Staples, Tony Bourached, Sheila Burbidge, Keith Syrett, Anna Goetz, Graham Widger, Robert Myer, Andy Hind, John Feather, Eve Smith & members of cast & crew