|The National Theatre continues its exciting season of plays screened live in cinemas across the country with Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard. The University of Gloucestershire’s English Society can attest to the brilliance of these productions, having recently attended Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein. The NT’s promotional material appears below; there will be screenings at Cineworld Cheltenham, the Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, and Number 8 Arts Centre, Pershore. Click here for all venues.
‘A funny and affecting production with an excellent cast, who capture the wild exuberance and piercing melancholy of Chekhov’s play.’ Metro
Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, in a version by Andrew Upton will be broadcast live on Thursday 30 June into cinemas. Set at the very start of twentieth century, The Cherry Orchard captures a poignant moment in Russia’s history as the country rolls inexorably towards 1917.
Zoë Wanamaker plays Ranyevskaya in this spirited version of Chekhov’s last play. For your nearest venue and to book tickets go to www.ntlive.com.