Uncle Vanya
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Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya London Reviews and Tickets

(2 Ratings)
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Slow, Absorbing, Good acting, Great acting, Great staging

About the Show

Olivier Award winner, Conor McPherson, creates a new adaptation of Chekhov's Russian family drama.

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118 Reviews | 12 Followers
Good acting, Slow

See it if you want to see yet another Uncle Vanya so that you can compare it to all the others.

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23 Reviews | 0 Followers
Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

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Critic Reviews (10)

The London Evening Standard
January 24th, 2020

Jones deftly balances pathos and humour, but he is matched by Eleazar and Wood. This is a Vanya for our times.
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The Guardian (UK)
January 23rd, 2020

What does Conor McPherson bring to this new adaptation? A different kind of laughter, it turns out: deeper, more poignant and perfectly weighted.
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The Telegraph (UK)
October 23rd, 2020

Sonia Friedman has reunited a Covid-dispersed cast to stage a masterpiece of love, sadness and a very timely air of ennui.
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January 24th, 2020

Ciarán Hinds is powerful as a monstrously egotistical Serebryakov, Anna Calder-Marshall, Dearbhla Molloy and Peter Wight all lend heft and significance to characters that often count for nought. All in all, a glory.
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London Theatre
January 24th, 2020

...it is both refreshing and even radical to go back to Chekhovian basics and produce a more faithful version like this in the West End that demonstrates what a masterpiece the play is without the need for reinvention.
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The Times (UK)
January 24th, 2020

Heavens, no. Like so many good versions of classics, Conor McPherson’s new adaptation feels almost impossibly contemporary in the way it packs so much lust, wit, rage and regret into its brisk but unhurried two and a half hours.
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The Stage (UK)
January 24th, 2020

Ian Rickson’s production is polished to a high shine. The emotional arcs, the richness of the performances, the lucidity of the adaptation, the sumptuous design...
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The Arts Desk
January 24th, 2020

Ian Rickson’s exemplary production relishes the nuances of Conor McPherson's adaptation.
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