Uncle Vanya by Chekhov at The Print Room.
Uncle Vanya, written by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Mike Poulton is at The Print Room, west London, from 21 Mar 2012 - 28 Apr 2012.
Directed by Lucy Bailey, design by William Dudley,and produced by The Print Room.
Cast includes Iain Glen, Charlotte Emmerson.
Uncle Vanya finds an elderly Professor and his glamorous wife visiting a rural estate that supports their urban lifestyle. Vanya an Astrov fall for Elena and Sonya (the Professor's daughter) meanwhile suffers from the awareness of her own lack of beauty and from her unrequited feelings for Dr. Astrov. Matters are brought to a crisis when the Professor announces his intention to sell the estate, Vanya and Sonya's home and raison d'être, with a view to investing the proceeds to achieve a higher income for himself and his wife.