Review: Uncle Vanya, The Almeida

Published in The Independent on February 15, 2016

The most surprising thing about this Uncle Vanya is that it’s not that surprising. When it was announced that Robert Icke – who adapted and directed last year’s modern, gut-punching Oresteia – was repeating the trick with Chekhov, I expected something… strange. This, line-by-line, is incredibly faithful to the text, and although modern-set, unshowy. Continue reading “Review: Uncle Vanya, The Almeida”