First Look: New Uncle Vanya production shots of Richard Armitage, Toby Jones, and more
| By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
The new Sonia Friedman production of Uncle Vanya is now in full swing at the Harold Pinter Theatre and will soon hold its official opening night next week.
Production images of Uncle Vanya taken by © Johan Persson.
Uncle Vanya production shots released for new West End version
Conor McPherson's new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's literary masterpiece Uncle Vanya is now in previews at The Pinter.
The star-studded cast of Uncle Vanya features Aimee Lou Wood as Sonya, Anna Calder-Marshall as Nana, Ciarán Hinds as Professor Serebryakov, Dearbhla Molloy as Grandmaman, Peter Wight as Telegin, Richard Armitage as Astrov, Rosalind Eleazar as Yelena, and Toby Jones as the eponymous Uncle Vanya.
The classic play centres on a dysfunctional family that falls victim to feuds and irreparable damage. The new West End production is directed by Ian Rickson (Translations) with features design by Rae Smith, lighting design by Bruno Poet, music by Stephen Warbeck, sound design by Ian Dickinson, and casting by Amy Ball.
Uncle Vanya at London's Harold Pinter Theatre marks Armitage's fist stage role in six years, having last starred in Arthur Miller's revival of The Crucible. McPherson, who adapted the Chekhov piece, is also currently enjoying a West End run of his Girl From the North Country adaptation, playing at the Gielgud Theatre until 1 February 2020. GFTNC is expected to open on Broadway later this year.
The piece marks Armitage's return to the stage six years after he appeared in the revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. McPherson's Girl from the North Country is currently running in the West End, and will open on Broadway later this year.
Uncle Vanya West End tickets available now with no booking fees!
You don't want to miss the revival of Anton Chekhov's fantastic drama, featuring a stellar cast and creative team. Uncle Vanya is now booking at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London until 2 May 2020 and is currently on special offer with no booking fees. Tickets for Uncle Vanya starring Richard Armitage and Toby Jones are in especially high demand, so be sure to book your tickets early to secure the best seats at the Harold Pinter Theatre at the best prices whilst stocks last!