- Yeliena, grieving for her dead husband, is rudely interrupted by the boorish Smirnov - desperate to reclaim money owed to him by Yeliena's husband. The Anniversary
- All Shepuchin wants to do is celebrate his fifteenth anniversary as Chairman of the Bank - a harder proposition than he could have possibly imagined. Swan Song
An old actor finds himself locked in a theatre. Recalling 40 years of indignities and triumphs in equal measure he ponders life. The Proposal
- A marriage proposal turns into a nightmarish battle of wills as the hypochondriacal Lomov and his bride-to-be both lay claim to a piece of land.Author Anton Chekhov.