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1964
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov
BBC Home Service 21.12.1964 World Theatre No further information

1974
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Richard Cotterell
Produced by John Tydeman
BBC Radio 3 1974
Length 01:49:24

2008
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Sasha Dugdale.
Directed by Peter Kavanagh.
Music composed and performed by Olga Thomas-Bosovskaya.
BBC Radio 3 21/12/2008
BBC Radio 3 24/12/2010 (repeat)

Length 120 mins

Summary[]

First performed in 1904 Chekhov's timeless study of a Russian aristocratic family forced to sell their house and beloved cherry orchard during the great social transitions of the 19th century.

The Casts[]

1974 Production

  • Madam Ranevsky..................Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
  • Lopakhin........................Kenneth Haig
  • Varya...........................Anna Massey
  • Gayev...........................Robert Harris
  • Anya............................Sinead Cusack
  • Trofimov........................Terry Scully
  • Charlotte.......................Patricia Routlege
  • Firs............................Rolf Levebre
  • Yephikodov......................Andrew Sachs
  • Yasha...........................Hugh Ross
  • Dunyasha........................Elizabeth Revell

2008 Production

  • Madame Ranevskaia .......Sarah Miles
  • Gaev ....................Nicholas Le Prevost
  • Varia ...................Anne-Marie Duff
  • Ania ....................Susannah Fielding
  • Trofimov ................Gunnar Cauthery
  • Simeonov-Pishchik .......Roger Hammond
  • Lopakhin ................Matthew Marsh
  • Firs ....................Malcolm Tierney
  • Duniasha ................Jill Cardo
  • Epikhodov ...............Stephen Critchlow
  • Yasha ...................Inam Mirza
  • Sharlotta ...............Hannah Nicholson
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