Read Reviews for U.K. Uncle Vanya, Starring and Directed by Rupert Everett

The Verdict   Read Reviews for U.K. Uncle Vanya, Starring and Directed by Rupert Everett
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Katherine Parkinson and Rupert Everett in Uncle Vanya Nobby Clark
The Theatre Royal Bath production, featuring a new adaptation by David Hare, also stars Katherine Parkinson.

Theatre Royal Bath’s summer season continues with David Hare's new version of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, directed by and starring Golden Globe nominee Rupert Everett. The IT Crowd’s Katherine Parkinson stars as Sonya, with Clemence Poesy (In Bruges) as Yelena and stage veteran Michael Byrne as the professor.

Performances of Uncle Vanya began July 19 for a run scheduled through August 3. Rounding out the cast are Marty Cruickshank, John Light, Ann Mitchell, and John Standing.

Read reviews for the Theatre Royal Bath production below.

The Guardian (Arifa Akbar)

The Hollywood Reporter (Stephen Dalton)

Metro (Claire Allfree)

The Stage (Natasha Tripney)

Swindon Advertiser

The Telegraph (Dominic Cavendish)

The Times (Ann Treneman)

Set in a home in the Russian countryside, Uncle Vanya is the story of a group of people whose lives are upended upon the arrival of a retired professor—and the owner of the estate—and his charming younger wife.

Uncle Vanya features set design by Charles Quiggin, costume design by Fotini Dimou, lighting by Rick Fisher, and sound by John Leonard.

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