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The Cherry Orchard

Arcola Theatre, London (****)

© Robert Workman, Sian Thomas (Mme Ranevsky), Jude Akuwudike (Lopakhin)

© Robert Workman, Sian Thomas (Mme Ranevsky), Jude Akuwudike (Lopakhin)

Terrific Revolution season, Mehmet Ergen has put together at the Arcola. Along with Gorki’s The Lower Depths, a howl of distress from the underbelly of society now sits Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, whilst Oladipo Agboluaje’s New Nigerians brings us up to date, almost, in the Studio with his African voice. Continue reading