Three Sisters (West End)
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Three Sisters (West End)

Three Sisters (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

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Olivier Award winner Dodin directs Chekhov's play about three sisters in a rural Russian town.

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Critic Reviews (9)

The Telegraph (UK)
December 11th, 2019

...a superb adaptation of Three Sisters set amid Nigeria’s civil war, one which brilliantly fuses the personal and political...also confirms Ellams as one of our most exciting, insightful playwrights.'
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The London Evening Standard
December 11th, 2019

At its best it is a fine, consciousness-expanding example of this year’s trend for fashioning wise new plays out of classics. The acting is top-notch. But I wish director Nadia Fall had reined in Ellams’s excesses...'
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London Theatre
December 11th, 2019

...'the most striking fact of Fall's production is that for all the piercing drama that unfolds is how much genuine humour it finds... Nadia Falls's expansive production... pulses with a sense of danger and conflict...'
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The Guardian (UK)
December 11th, 2019

The production and the performances are first-rate, and the house rose spontaneously at the end of a long evening. Yet I still wish Ellams had been even more ruthlessly radical in rewriting Chekhov.'
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WhatsOnStage
December 11th, 2019

All in all, it's a smart and sophisticated rethinking, a production that gives a new patina and different depths to an old favourite, provoking new thoughts and old feelings in a very Chekovian way.'
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The Times (UK)
December 11th, 2019

Uneven and overlong production that struggles to find the right tone...There are some touchingly wistful moments... All in all, though, it is an evening of missed opportunities.'
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Time Out London
December 11th, 2019

...a fresh but sometimes overburdened new take...a free adaptation that could afford to be freer...but when Ellams finds moments of synchronicity between continents, they’re painfully beautiful.'
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The Arts Desk
December 11th, 2019

It’s a revealing adaptation... one that maintains much of the spirit of the original while transplanting it to a dramatically different world (though some of the textual balances perhaps feel stretched...).'
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