Toby Jones & Richard Armitage to lead Conor McPherson’s new adaptation of ‘Uncle Vanya’, directed by Ian Rickson

Sonia Friedman Productions has announced that Ian Rickson will direct Conor McPherson’s new adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece, Uncle Vanya, which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End from 14 January to 2 May 2020.

The production will star Toby Jones as Vanya and Richard Armitage as Astrov, with full casting to be announced soon.

© Muse Creative Communications, photo by Seamus Ryan

In the heat of summer, Sonya and her Uncle Vanya (Toby Jones) while away their days on a crumbling estate deep in the countryside, visited occasionally only by the local doctor Astrov (Richard Armitage).

However, when Sonya’s father suddenly returns with his beautiful new wife declaring that he intends to sell the house, the polite facades crumble and repressed feelings start to emerge with devastating consequences.

Uncle Vanya is designed by Rae Smith, with lighting by Bruno Poet, music by Stephen Warbeck, sound by Ian Dickinson and casting by Amy Ball CDG.

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