Uncle Vanya  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH FEBRUARY 2013

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, 404 Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 0NH
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu, Sat 2.30pm
 
PRICES
£38.50-£76
 

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Christopher Hampton's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's comic tale Uncle Vanya at the Vaudeville stars Ken Stott, Samuel West and Anna Friel, and is directed by Lindsay Posner. Chekhov's masterpiece takes place on the rural estate of an elderly professor, who is visiting from the city with his younger, glamorous second wife Yelena (Friel). This ribald study of ennui in the provinces involves an eternally frustrated love triangle between Yelena and two friends - estate manager Vanya (Scott), brother of the professor's late first wife, and the local doctor, Astrov (West). Throw in Sonya, the professor's daughter from his first marriage, who is smitten with Astrov, and the professor's proposed sale of the estate, and a farcical crisis pervades the stage. Blending sparkling wit and earthly humour, Uncle Vanya is one of the most celebrated comedic studies of the trials and tribulations of the human condition. Confusingly, this four-month Vaudeville production is the fourth revival of Uncle Vanya to take park in and around London this year. Spring saw productions at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester, and The Print Room, Notting Hill ("both are superb - The Telegraph), while a small six-day production of Uncle Vanya is brought to the Noel Coward Theatre in November by Russia's award-winning theatre company Vakhtangov.

 

About Vaudeville Theatre

Designed by CJ Phipps, the Vaudeville is the third theatre to be built on this site. The current Vaudeville opened on 23rd February 1926 with a revue called RSVP. One of the theatre's major successes was in 1954 with the musical 'Salad Days', starring Julian Slade and Deborah Reynolds. More about Vaudeville Theatre

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  28% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  33% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes 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 > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £100  42% off
The Strand, WC2N | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 25th February 2018
Uncle Vanya, Catherine Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Uncle Vanya, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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Uncle Vanya, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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Lush
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose before you even enter these premises, which offer a huge mix of fizzing bath bombs to suit all ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Brasseries
21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
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Gourmet Burger Kitchen
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
New Zealanders take their burgers pretty seriously, and back in 2001 three Kiwis living in London found themselves homesick from the lack of well-crafted quality burgers ... More
 
 
 
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Big Easy Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
12 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Uncle Vanya
Located in a former electricity power station, set over three floors and occupying 10,000 square feet, the famous American Big Easy restaurant comes to Covent Garden ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 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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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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Adventure Bar, Covent Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
A former wine cellar, the Adventure Bar in Covent Garden is a subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, food, tunes and parties. ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
Set behind the facade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden hand-shaped handle is Blind Spot at ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Uncle Vanya
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from Uncle Vanya
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 

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The Selfish GiantThe Selfish GiantBill Buckhurst directs a concert staging of a family-friendly folk opera composed by three-time BRIT and Ivor Novello award winner Guy Chambers, adapted from Oscar Wilde's classic children's story of the same title about a giant, who refuses to allow children to play in his beautiful garden. A Classic Spring Theatre Company and Royal and Derngate, 2018-04-10T19:30:00+01002018-04-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
Category: event
 
The Selfish Giant
An Ideal HusbandAn Ideal HusbandThe Oscar Wilde Season at the Vaudeville continues with the enduring popular comedy of class and political chicanery about an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern, who ascent to the upper echelons of power is thwarted by the arrival of Mrs Cheveley in London.2018-04-20T19:30:00+01002018-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
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An Ideal Husband
The Importance Of Being EarnestThe Importance Of Being EarnestClassic Spring's Oscar Wilde Season concludes with the evergreen comedy of romantic entanglements and dual identities, in which the imperious Lady Bracknell casts a baleful eye over the vacillations of Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily.2018-07-20T19:30:00+01002018-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
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The Importance Of Being Earnest
 

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