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About Vanya

Andrew Scott is returning to the West End to play every single role in Anton Chekhov’s play Uncle Vanya, in a new adaptation by Simon Stephens, playing at London’s Duke of York’s Theatre this autumn. See this talented stage and screen actor live for one month only — book Vanya tickets on London Theatre now.

Scott is renowned for his work in theatre, starring in shows like the Noel Coward comedy Present Laughter at the Old Vic, Hamlet at the Almeida Theatre and in the West End, and Birdland at the Royal Court. During the pandemic, he performed an incredible monologue, Three Kings, which was streamed from the Old Vic.

On screen, his diverse range of projects includes Fleabag as the Hot Priest, Sherlock as Moriarty, war movie 1917, period drama The Pursuit of Love, queer film Pride, fantasy series His Dark Materials.

Now, Scott reunites with playwright Simon Stephens (Song from Far Away, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, adaptations of A Doll’s House and The Cherry Orchard), who worked with Scott previously on two shows – Birdland and Sea Wall – to bring an extraordinary new one-man show to the West End.

This Vanya London production, coming to the Duke of York’s Theatre, will see Scott tackle not just the title role of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, but all the characters. That includes the family living on a rural estate, plus the professor and his attractive young wife who come to visit and cause chaos.

Chekhov's Uncle Vanya is a play with roiling passions beneath the surface: love, lust, artistic impulses, and even violence. The greatest actors of the age have appeared in it – everyone from Peter O’Toole, Antony Sher, and Ian McKellen to Cate Blanchett, Laurence Olivier, and Derek Jacobi.

Just one actor encompassing that is a jaw-dropping feat. Directing Scott in this thrilling Vanya play is Sam Yates, whose previous West End productions include The Starry Messenger (with Matthew Broderick and Elizabeth McGovern), Glengarry Glen Ross, East is East, and Murder Ballad.

Vanya in the West End is definitely a must-see, so book tickets on London Theatre now.

Assisted performances: Tuesday 3rd October – 7.00pm – BSL Interpreted Thursday 5th October – 7.00pm – AD Performance

Run time

The show running time is approximately 100 minutes with no interval.

Start date

15th September, 2023

End date

21st October, 2023




76 Reviews



526 Reviews | 153 Followers
Great acting, Absorbing

See it if into a modern-day one-person adaptation of Chekov; with superb acting and inventive direction. Available on @NTLive.

Don’t see it if well... at first, despite voice changes and props, it is a game of "Who is he now?". As the scenes get longer, it becomes a true play.

Lori 7044

Lori 7044

412 Reviews | 56 Followers
Slow, Absorbing, Intense, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you are an Andrew Scott fan. He is remarkable as an entire cast of characters.

Don’t see it if You want a faithful Vanya. This is not. Lots of the f-word and some sex scenes (!). Requires concentration and might be dull to some.

Ilvin Nieves

Ilvin Nieves

39 Reviews | 2 Followers
Masterful, Great acting, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You love Andrew Scott, are thoroughly familiar with Chekhov’s play Uncle Vanya and its characters.

Don’t see it if You’ve never seen Uncle Vanya before. With all the characters being played by one actor, familiarity with the plot is essential.



42 Reviews | 2 Followers
Great acting, Enchanting, Ambitious

See it if Andrew Scott and THAT attention to details. That's it, that’s the comment.

Don’t see it if The story might be a bit confusing, but reading it beforehand helped me a lot!

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Our Review

‘Vanya’ review — Andrew Scott delivers a tour-de-force performance

5 of 5
05 Oct 2023, 17:19
Read our five-star review of Andrew Scott in Vanya at the Duke of York’s Theatre. The strictly limited run is playing in the West End through 21 October.


104 St Martin's Lane, London, United Kingdom, WC2N 4BG


Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 29, 176; (Strand) 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139
Night bus numbers: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, N279; (Strand) 6, 23, 139, N9, N15, N11, N13, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N91, N155, N343, N551
Car park: Chinatown (5mins)
Directions from tube: (5mins) Take Charing Cross Road to St Martin’s Court, head down until the end and then take a right onto St Martin’s Lane until you reach the theatre on your right.

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