The Seagull

The Seagull by Anton Chekhov  17th-19th May 1979

Drama of the romantic and artistic conflicts between four characters: the famous middlebrow story writer Boris Trigorin, the ingenue Nina, the fading actress Irina Arkadina, and her son the symbolist playwright Konstantin Tréplev.

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Irena Arkadina, an actress : Valerie Coles

Constantin Treplev, her son : Tim Watson

Peter Sorin, her brother : Harold Lyth

Nina Zarechnaya, daughter of a rich landowner : Elaine Willers

Elya Andreyevna, Sorin’s bailiff : Bob Cross

Polena Andreyevna, Elya’s wife : Frances Gaynor

Masha, his daughter : Di Prutton

Boris Trigorin, a novelist : Roger Newman-Turner

Yevgueniv Dorn, a doctor : Colin Cushley

Simon Medvendenko, a school master : David Simmonds

Yakov, a labourer : Michael Olney

Servant : Simon Goodlad

Cook : Mary Askew

Housemaid : Ann Fox


Director : Ella Edwards

Stage Manager : Ann Brooke-Smith

Lighting : Mark Gifford

Sound : Philip Goater

Properties : Mary Askew

Set Design : Bill Gulliver

Costumes : Noel Ripley

Prompt : Margaret Lyth

Set construction : Stephen Gaynor, John Elson, William Heaton]