& Theatre Consultancy

Uncle Vanya

by Chekhov for Bryony Lavery (Birmingham

Repertory Theatre 2007)

director Rachel Kavanaugh

The Seagull

by Chekhov for Martin Crimp (National Theatre 2006)

director Katie Mitchell, 2006

Three Sisters

by Chekhov for Nick Wright (National Theatre 2003)

director Katie Mitchell

The Cherry Orchard

by Chekhov, for Tom Stoppard, directed by Sam

Mendes. Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York,

January 2009; summer 2009 at the Old Vic Theatre, London. For the Barnes & Noble review  go to


by Chekhov, for Tom Stoppard, starring Kenneth Branagh. Wyndhams Theatre, London 2008.

For my contribution see:

The Government Inspector

by Gogol: new  version by David Harrower, director

Richard Jones ( The Young Vic, 2011).

 Russian Consultant


by Chekhov, for David Harrower

(National Theatre 2002)director Katie Mitchell.-

compiler of programme notes on Chekhov’s Russia

The Coast of Utopia

by Tom Stoppard, director Trevor Nunn ( National Theatre 2002) - Russian Consultant and author of educational Workpack on the play for the NT website

Uncle Vanya

by Chekhov, director Sam Mendes

(Donmar Warehouse 2002)

Russian consultant


by Chekhov, for David Hare

(Almeida Theatre, 2001) director Jonathan Kent

The Cherry Orchard

by Chekhov, for David Lan, (re-translation)

(National Theatre) director Trevor Nunn

The Storm

by Ostrovsky for Frank Mcguinness

(Almeida Theatre 1998) director Hettie MacDonald

Uncle Vanya

by Chekhov, for David Lan (RSC/Young Vic 1998)

director Katie Mitchel

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov 1860-1904