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Uncle Vanya


  • Playwright

    Brian Friel 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Anton Chekhov

  • Author Notes

    A new version of the original play after a literal translation by Úna Ní Dhubhghaill.
  • Setting

    A decaying Russian estate

  • Synopsis

    A new version of Chekhov's 1899 classic.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Labourer/Yefim Ciaran Reilly
Astrov John Kavanagh (1)
Sonya Donna Dent
Serebryakov T.P. McKenna
Telegin Eamon Morrissey
Vanya Niall Buggy
Marina Daphne Carroll
Maria Ann Rowan
Elena Susannah Harker
Production Team  
Director Ben Barnes
Set Designer David Gaucher
Lighting Designer Rupert Murray
Costume Designer Jacqueline Kobler
Assistant Director Thomas Conway
Production Manager Liam Pawley
Stage Director Val Keogh
Assistant Stage Manager Leo McKenna
Assistant Stage Manager Nicola Hughes
Sound Technician Edward Walsh
Electrician Joe Glasgow
Sound Operator Helen Beswick
Set Construction Arena Construction
Scenic Artist Liz Barker
Scenic Artist Kate MacDonagh
Dresser Sinead Cuthbert
Wardrobe Supervisor Joy Gleeson
Costume Construction Svetlana Necheava
Costume Construction Jacqueline Kobler
Costume Construction Janet O'Leary
Costume Construction Sinead Cuthbert
Chief Electrician James McConnell
Tailor Des Leach
Tailor Denis Darcy
Production Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Props Liz Cosgrove

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

  • Website

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.