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Vaudeville Theatre

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Uncle Vanya (Дядя Ваня)

By Anton Chekhov (Антон Павлович Чехов)
Vaudeville Theatre London3D location mapMap ©Silvermaze Ltd 2008 Vaudeville Theatre London night time photoPhoto ©Tony Reading 2008

Show Details

Preview 25th Oct 12
Opens 2nd Nov 12
Closes 26th Jan 13

Show Times

Mon - Sat, 7.30 pm
Matinée Thurs & Sat 2.30 pm

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A classic viewing of all the Theatreland play houses by night. The authentic commentary, by Ben Shafik - a player himself - gives an authentic feel to the West End's theatres - and is backed by real music.
Next version will be more upbeat as, suggested, to celebrate Britannia's unbeatable heritage.
(Over 6000 viewings and all good reviews to date).
Let us know what you think.

A note from the author

I took these pictures to show off London theatres as they are seen -most often - by theatre goers, at night.

Thanks to Ben Shafik for his lighthearted and informative commentary and Fionn O'Lochlainn for the original music.

Watch out for the new version with current liveries and the names of the theatres as they appear.




The Russian Classic by Anton Chekhov and adapted by Christopher Hampton, opens at theVaudeville Theatre on 2nd November 2012.

Full News-brief and show details to follow soon so please check back for further details.

In the mean time click on the "Red Curtains" above for booking details.


  • Ken Stott - Vanya
  • Anna Friel - Yelena
  • Samuel West - Astrov
  • Laura Carmichael - Sonya

  • Director - Lindsay Posner
  • Design - Christopher Oram
  • Book - Anton Chekhov
  • English Adaptation - Christopher Hampton
  • Producer - Kim Poster for Stanhope Productions, Nica Burns, Robert Bartner and Max Weitzenhoffer
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