Three Sisters with Kristin Scott Thomas at Playhouse from 20 Mar 03

Three Sisters with Kristin Scott Thomas at Playhouse from 20 Mar 03

It is now confirmed that Three Sisters, by Anton Chekhov, in a new version by Christopher Hampton, will open at the Playhouse on 3 Apr 03, following previews from 20 Mar 03, and booking to 18 May 03

Booking is now open!!!

The show, which will also have Sunday performances, instead of Monday, will feature Kristin Scott Thomas (Masha) , Kate Burton (Olga), Madeleine Worrall (Irina), Eric Sykes (Ferapont), Robert Bathurst (Vershinin), James Fleet ( Kulygin), Douglas Hodge (Andrei), David Antrobus (Rode), Sebastian Bates (Fedotik), Tom Beard (Solyony), David Burke (Chebutykin), Margery Mason (Anfisa), Tobias Menzies (Tusenbach), Susannah Wise (Natasha).

It is directed by Michael Blakemore, with set design by Robin Don, lighting by Mark Henderson and costumes by John Bright. It is produced by the Ambassador Theatre Group, Elizabeth I McCann and Matthew Mitchell.

Kristin Scott Thomas has starred in many films including "Gosford Park", "The Horse Whisperer", "The English Patient", "Mission Impossible" and "Four Weddings and a Funeral" . She has also appeared in many stage productions in France.

Kate Burton's film credits include "Celebrity", "Ice Storm", "First Wives Club" and "August". Her Broadway credits include "The Elephant Man", "Hedda Gabler" and "The Beauty Queen of Leenane".

Madeleine Worrall has worked extensively in theatre and her TV credits include "Foyle's War" and "Judge John Deed".

Comedian Eric Sykes has many film, tv and radio credits. His West End stage credits include "School For Wives (1997) & "Kafka's Dick" (1998) both at the Piccadilly, and "Caught in the Net" at the Vaudeville in 2001.

Robert Bathurst's tv credits include "Cold Feet", "Hornblower" and "Joking Apart". His West End credits include "Alarms & Excursions" at the Gielgud in 1998.

James Fleet's film credits include "Four Weddings and a Funeral", "Sense and Sensibility" and "Charlotte Grey". His tv work includes "The Vicar of Dibley", "Fields of Gold" and "Brotherly Love". His West End credits include "Art" at the Wyndham's in 2000.

Douglas Hodge's London stage credits include "Blinded by the Sun" at the Cottesloe in 1996; "Collection/The Lover" at the Donmar Warehouse in 1998, "Betrayal" at the Lyttelton in 1998, "The Caretaker" at the Comedy in 2000; "The Winter's Tale" at the Roundhouse in 2002. His tv credits include "Red Cap", "The Way We Live Now" and "Midddlemarch".

Stuck in a garrison town, out on the edge of Russia, Olga, Masha and Irina dream of freedom, of sex, of romance and of Moscow. On Irina's name-day, a day of radiant sunshine, two figures appear in their lives - Vershinin and Natasha. Each will transform the family.

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