Uncle Vanya  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 10TH NOVEMBER 2012

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, St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AU
 
 
Dates:
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Uncle VanyaFour revivals of Uncle Vanya have come to theatres in and around London in 2012 but this small six-day production at the Noel Coward Theatre is perhaps the most unique in that it is entirely performed in Russian (with English surtitles, thankfully). With the award-winning Vakhtangov theatre company, director Rimas Tuminas presents a novel take on Anton Chekhov's masterpiece, which highlights the passion and poetry in the drama while exporting the tale out of the Russian country estate setting of the Chekhov original. Uncle Vanya, a ribald study of ennui that blends zesty wit and earthly humour, is one of the most celebrated comedic studies of the trials and tribulations of the human condition. The story deals with Yelena, the younger second wife of a professor, who entertains an eternally frustrated love triangle between two friends of her husband - Vanya, the brother of the professor's late first wife, and the local doctor, Astrov (who himself has inadvertently rendered the professor's daughter completely smitten). This stunning modern interpretation of a timeless classic is part of the Russian Season in the West End international arts platform. It coincides with a more traditional version of Uncle Vanya taking part at the Vaudeville Theatre for four months this winter.




 

About Noel Coward Theatre

Built by the Wyndham family as a companion to the Wyndham's Theatre, the Noel Coward Theatre is a stately building. Originally named the 'New Theatre', it shook off its unimaginative and inaccurate name in on its 70th birthday and became the 'Albery'. More about Noel Coward Theatre

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Railway Stations

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £219  38% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £146  31% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
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Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
 
 
 
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6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Covent Garden
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
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Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
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25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
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82 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
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Caffe Nero
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32 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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The Harp
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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Light Bar
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45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
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The London Cocktail Club
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St Martins Lane Hotel
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
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Half A SixpenceHalf A SixpenceHalf A Sixpence, the musical adaptation of H.G. Wells's semi-autobiographical novel Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul, is staged at the Noel Coward Theatre. "The best version of this musical London has yet seen" (The Telegraph), it's a completely fresh adaptation by Oscar-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes with new music and lyrics by George Stil2017-03-27T19:30:00+01002017-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Noel Coward Theatre,   St Martin's Lane      WC2N 4AU
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event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  29th October 2016 to 6th May 2017
VENUE  Noel Coward Theatre 
Half A Sixpence, the musical adaptation of H.G. Wells's semi-autobiographical novel Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul, is staged at the Noel Coward Theatre. "The best version of this musical London has yet seen" (The Telegraph), it's a completely fresh adaptation by Oscar-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes with new music and lyrics by George Stil... More about this event
 

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