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Longing archiveWhen Kolia is invited to visit his oldest friends on their Estate in the country he anticipates a pleasant break from Moscow life. But as the comedy of provincial life plays out around him, he finds himself adrift in a miasma of false expectations, missed opportunities and unspoken passions. From two short stories by the Russian master Anton Chekhov, renowned and award winning novelist William Boyd (An Ice-Cream War, Brazzaville Beach, Any Human Heart, Restless, Waiting for Sunrise) spins a tale of nineteenth century Russian life both familiar and unfamiliar.
Performers Tamsin Greig, Iain Glen, John Sessions, Jonathan Bailey, Natasha Little, Eve Ponsonby, Catrin Stewart, Alan Cox, Tom Georgeson, Mary Roscoe, William Postlethwaite.
Author William Boyd (based on two short stories by Anton Chekhov). Producer Hampstead Theatre. Director Nina Raine. Design Lizzie Clachan. Lighting James Farncombe. Sound Gareth Fry. Director Amy Ball (casting).


Longing (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01726098512. Details of all Longing archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S99829451

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Hampstead Theatre
Inner London
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