The Parasol (1988)

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Frank Dunai

Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round
Main house (Round)

6 July 1988
6 July 1988
10 September 1988
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Yes
Anton Chekhov
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Round

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Alan Ayckbourn
Mick Thomas
Michael Holt
Vincent Billington
Steven Welford

Vaughan Curtis
Kate Haswell
David O'Neill
Braco Dawson
Sarah Percival

Character
Alexei
Yulia
Dr Byelavin
Panaurov
Fyodor
Pochatkin
Laptev
Polina
Yartsev
Pyotr

Actor
Peter Forbes
Francesca Buller
Peter Laird
Jon Strickland
John Gillett
Daniel Collings
Graeme Eton
Lynette Edwards
Simon Chandler
Adam Godley

Notes

> The Parasol was a new adaptation of Chekhov's novel Three Years.
> When the play was submitted to the theatre for consideration, Alan Ayckbourn’e eye was apparently caught by a note which Frank Dunai had attached to the flyleaf saying: “Dear Alan, I am turning in my grave, love Anton.”

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