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Platonov archiveRussian schoolteacher, Mikhail Platonov, has a problem, one he has lived with all his life - he's irresistible to women. Alongside the attentions of his home-loving wife, Sasha, he must also attend to the racing pulses of Maria Grekova, a young chemistry student, Sofya Yegorovna, a married acquaintance from his past, and most dangerously of all, one of Chekhov's greatest creations, Anna Petrovna, a formidably intelligent widow. If that wasn't enough, he's broke, in debt, and about to lose his home. For the sanity of everyone, and the stability of society, something must be done about Platonov. Set in the blazing heat of the middle of nowhere, complete with criminals who live in the forest and a runaway train, this freewheeling comedy is a cry of defiance at the adult traps of conventionality and moral hypocrisy.

Cast/Performers

Anna Chancellor (Ensemble), James McArdle (Ensemble), Samuel West (Ensemble), Lucy Briers, Pip Carter, Peter Egan, Brian Pettifer, Nina Sosanya, Olivia Vinall, Emma Amos, Nebli Basani, Jonathan Coy, Mark Donald, Col Farrell, Joshua James, Beverley Klein, Des McAleer, Mark Penfold, Sarah Twomey, David Verrey, Jade Williams

Creatives/Company

Author: Anton Chekhov
Producer: Chichester Festival Theatre
Adapted by: David Hare
Director(s): Jonathan Kent, Maggie Lunn CDG (casting)
Design: Tom Pye
Costume: Emma Ryott
Sound: Paul Groothius
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Platonov

Platonov (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0390695055. Details of all Platonov archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S076814696

Archive Listings

5 Oct 15
to
14 Nov 15
Chichester Festival Theatre
Chichester
West Sussex

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