BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
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This quintessential Chekhov drama--his first success--is both comic and tragic. A group of friends and relations gather at a country estate to see the first performance of an experimental ... See full summary »

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Anton Chekhov (play)
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Anthony Bate ... Dr. Dorn
Michael Gambon ... Trigorin
Georgina Hale ... Masha
Zoe Caldwell ... Mme. Arkadina
Stephen Rea ... Constantin
Julia Schofield Julia Schofield ... Nina
Alan Webb Alan Webb ... Sorin
John Kane ... Medvedenko
William Hamilton William Hamilton ... Yakov
Pauline Delaney ... Polina (as Pauline Delany)
Allan Surtees Allan Surtees ... Shamrayev
Myrtle Devenish ... Cook
Pippa Sparkes Pippa Sparkes ... Maid
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This quintessential Chekhov drama--his first success--is both comic and tragic. A group of friends and relations gather at a country estate to see the first performance of an experimental play written and staged by the young man of the house, Konstantin, an aspiring writer who dreams of bringing new forms to the theatre. Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 1978 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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