Hampstead Theatre announces a new version of Chekhov’s ‘Uncle Vanya’ by Terry Johnson

Hampstead Theatre has today announced a new version of Anton Chekhov’s classic tragicomedy, Uncle Vanya, written and directed by Terry Johnson.

Uncle Vanya runs on the Main Stage from 30 November 2018 to 12 January 2019.

Casting to be announced in due course.


This classic tragicomedy is charged with the Russian master’s wit and his acute observation ofthe comic absurdity of human life.

On an estate deep in provincial Russia time seems frozen: managing its affairs on behalf of her father, Sonia and her uncle Vanya have consigned themselves to a life of loveless drudgery, enlivened solely by the odd pamphlet from Moscow and the occasional visits of their neighbour, the doctor.

But when Sonia’s father and his stunning second wife Yeliena burst onto the scene, everything isthrown into confusion. As beauty stirs repressed desires and youth teases maturity, years of perilously supressed regrets, longings and unrequited loves threaten to explode into farcicallife…


Priority Booking is now open for Patrons, Friends and members of Hampstead Theatre’s Under 30s free membership scheme, The Downstairs Club. Public Booking opens Thursday 4 October 10.30am.

For more information, and to book tickets, please Click Here.

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