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The Cherry Orchard

Summary
1971 BBC production of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard.
Theatre play
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 19 December 1971
Time
8.10-10.15pm
Series
Play of the Month
Channel
BBC1
Production company
BBC

Credits

Director
Cedric Messina
Producer
Gerald Savory (1909-1996)
Lighting
Robert Wright
Playwright
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Translator
Elisaveta Fen
Designer
Natasha Kroll
Costumes
John Bloomfield
Choreographer
Geraldine Stephenson
Script Editor
Rosemary Hill
Cast
Jenny AgutterAnya
Ray BrooksYasha
Laurence CarterYepihodov
Christopher GableTrofimov
Charles GrayGayev
Celia JohnsonMme Ranyevskaya
Gemma JonesVarya
Hugh ManningPishchik
Adrienne PostaDoonyasha
Cyril ShapsFeers
David SpenserA Soldier
Mary WimbushCarlotta
Edward WoodwardLopakhin

Additional details

Play tags
Russian drama

Audiovisual sources

Title
The Cherry Orchard (BBC, 1971)
Archive
BBC Information and Archives [more information]
Address

White City
London
UK

Telephone

+44 (0)20 8008 2288

Website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/informationandarchives/

Access

BBC Information and Archives is not open to the public.

Print sources

Title
Radio Times, 16 December 1971 (Magazine)
Linking notes
illustrated listing, p. 30

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