The Wedding

by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Eric Bentley


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
May 22nd - 30th, 1959

First production of the translation, presented as a curtain-raiser to Strindberg's Miss Julie

Cast List

Zigalov : Wilmot Bennitt
Mme Zigalov : Sheila Franglen
Dashenka, the bride, their daughter : Anne Corby
Aplombov, the bridegroom : Peter Bamford
Mme Zmeyukin : Paula Munday
Yat : Christopher Stephens
Dimba : Hyam Gilbert
Nyunin : Victor Shaw
'General' Revunov : Leonard Smith
The Best Man : David Morgan
The Sailor : Tony Goodman
The Waiter : Richard Oakley
The Photographer : Edward Archibald or Kenneth Jepson
Other guests : Jennifer Gilbert, Anthony Fearn

The Wedding


The Wedding

Production Team

Director : Adrian Rendle
Set Design : Vic Symonds

Stage Manager : Susan Mindelsohn
DSM : Michael Rose
ASMs : Peter Bamford, Wilmot Bennitt, Tony Goodman, Christopher Stephens
Properties : Paula Munday
Lighting operator : Ralph Shafran
Wardrobe : Jo Hall, Sheila Franglen
Set construction and painting : Norman Fenner