"Anya Reiss, one of the most exciting new voices in British theatre, brings The Seagull right up to date while keeping the timeless quality of the great original."
A famous actress' visit to her brother's remote estate exposes the frustrated yearnings and ambitions of her family and friends. As her son puts much more than his self-respect at stake by trying to impress her with a play he's written himself, others dream of love, the bright lights, and being able to escape their past.
"This critically acclaimed adaptation of Chekhov's masterpiece maintains all its power to enthrall; The Seagull is a captivating study of the corrosion of youthful idealism, wasted ambitions and unrequited love."
For 2020-22, Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) makes her West End debut as Nina in Anya Reiss' unique modernisation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, with direction by Jamie Lloyd.More ...