Uncle Vanya

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 10TH NOVEMBER 2012

ADDRESS
Noel Coward Theatre, St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AU 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
5th November 2012 until 10th November 2012
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat, 7pm
 
PRICES
£12.50-£100
 

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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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Noel Coward Theatre events

 
Good PeopleGood PeopleImelda Staunton stars as Margaret, a single-mother from South Boston, struggling to make ends meet. She hears that an old boyfriend has returned to town, and he's come into some money, so decides to meet him as old loyalty should go a long way. Drama written by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Jonathan Kent.21st April 2014Saturday 14th June 2014 Where:
Noel Coward Theatre,   St Martin's Lane      WC2N 4AU
Category: event
Ongoing
Good People
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  10th April to 14th June 2014
VENUE  Noel Coward Theatre 
Imelda Staunton stars as Margaret, a single-mother from South Boston, struggling to make ends meet. She hears that an old boyfriend has returned to town, and he's come into some money, so decides to meet him as old loyalty should go a long way. Drama written by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Jonathan Kent.
Shakespeare in LoveShakespeare in LoveTom Bateman will play the role of Will Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen will play Viola De Lesseps when the hit 1998 film Shakespeare in Love comes to the London stage in July 2014, adapted by writer Lee Hall, whose previous hit productions include The Pitman Painters and Billy Elliot. The stage adaptation, directed and designed by Cheek by Jowl's 2nd July 2014Monday 1st December 2014 Where:
Noel Coward Theatre,   St Martin's Lane      WC2N 4AU
Category: event
 
Shakespeare in Love
event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING  Public Booking opens February 2014
DATES  1st July to 1st December 2014
VENUE  Noel Coward Theatre 
Tom Bateman will play the role of Will Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen will play Viola De Lesseps when the hit 1998 film Shakespeare in Love comes to the London stage in July 2014, adapted by writer Lee Hall, whose previous hit productions include The Pitman Painters and Billy Elliot. The stage adaptation, directed and designed by Cheek by Jowl's ... More about this event
 

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th June 2014 

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The Great War in Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 15th June 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 3 minutes walk from Noel Coward Theatre

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Bailey's Stardust
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Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 3 minutes walk from Noel Coward Theatre

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Derek Boshier: Imaginary Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 3 minutes walk from Noel Coward Theatre

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The Sunflowers
The Sunflowers
Exhibitions | Until 27th April 2014 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Noel Coward Theatre

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Strange Beauty: Masters Of The German Renaissance
Strange Beauty: Masters Of The German Renaissance
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Noel Coward Theatre

Using paintings in its own collection by well-known German Renaissance artists like Hans Holbein the Younger, Albrecht Durer and Lucas ...More

 
Veronese: Magnificence in Renaissance Venice
Veronese: Magnificence in Renaissance Venice
Exhibitions | Until 15th June 2014 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Noel Coward Theatre

The National Gallery stages a major display of works by the Italian painter Paolo Veronese from March to June 2014, ...More

 
Bellows: Men Of The Docks: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2014 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Noel Coward Theatre

A staff member discusses artist's painting....More

 
 
 
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