Anton Chekhov

Let's talk about sets: Tom Pye on Young Chekhov
By Tom Pye
The designer tells us about the challenges of designing a Chekhovian trilogy
Production pics: Chichester's Young Chekhov season
Jonathan Kent's production opens in Chichester later this week
Further casting announced for Chichester Chekhov season
Lucy Briers, Peter Egan and Nina Sosanya are among those joining the ensemble
Opening night pics: The Seagull at Open Air Theatre
By Emily Cole
Check out our gallery from Wednesday's opening night gala
Full cast announced for Open Air Theatre's Seagull
By Editorial Staff
Janie Dee stars in Matthew Dunster's production
Uncle Vanya (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Ron Simpson
Samuel Adamson adapts Chekhov's classic in Mark Rosenblatt's production
Lenny Henry stars in Educating Rita at Chichester
The venue's newly announced season also features a Chekhov trilogy adapted by David Hare, and new musical A Damsel in Distress
Penelope Wilton, Juliet Stevenson, Harriet Walter and Roger Allam tell Winter's Tales
By Editorial Staff
The actors will give readings in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Cast announced for Young Vic Cherry Orchard
By Editorial Staff
Katie Mitchell's production uses a new version by Simon Stephens
Theatre highlights of the week: Privacy, Shakespeare's birthday and a Chekhov double bill
We take a look at the big openings in a week that marks the 450th birthday of the great bard