“Something will happen, you see; if not today, then tomorrow.”


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The Cherry Orchard

Madame Ranevsky has come home to her family estate, and the cherry orchard is just as glorious as ever. But debts are beginning to pile up, and a momentous change is brewing…


“A clear, well-acted production by Mehmet Ergen that I would strongly recommend”

—The Guardian

“A fluid and lucid production”

—Financial Times

“A stellar cast, a solid production that many will enjoy. Thomas and Akuwudike will haunt you.”

—The Times


Cast: Jude Akuwudike, Pernille Broch, Jim Bywater, Barış Celiloğlu, Abhin Galeya, Robin Hooper, Jack Klaff, Simon Scardifield, Sian Thomas, Ömer Cem Çoltu, Nick Voyia, Ryan Wichert, Jade Williams, Lily Wood

Text: Anton Chekhov, in an English version by Trevor Griffiths from a translation by Helen Rappaport

Direction: Mehmet Ergen
Design: Iona McLeish
Lighting Design: David Howe
Sound Design: Neil McKeown
Production Manager: Ian Taylor
Stage Manager: Tamsin Withers
Choreography: Depi Gorgogianni
Production Electrician: Ed Locke
Costume Supervisor: Emma Marguerite Lynch
Assistant Stage Manager: Bethan McKnight
Assistant Director: Fulya Diner
Intern ASM: Annie Fletcher
PR: Liz Hyder

A production by Arcola Theatre.

  • Dates : 15/02/2017 – 25/03/2017
  • Location : Arcola Theatre, London