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Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Four short plays, Chekhov Comedy Shorts (Compilation)
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Steve Coogan, 1965-, Reece Shearsmith, 1969-, Julia Davis, 1966-, Julian Barratt, 1968-, Sheridan Smith, 1981-, Philip Jackson, 1948-, Mathew Horne, 1978-, Johnny Vegas, 1971- and Mackenzie Crook, 1971-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Four short plays (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 1 hour 28 mins
This video is a compilation of adaptation from Anton Chekhov's comedy shorts.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Steve Coogan, 1965-, Reece Shearsmith, 1969-, Julia Davis, 1966-, Julian Barratt, 1968-, Sheridan Smith, 1981-, Philip Jackson, 1948-, Mathew Horne, 1978-, Johnny Vegas, 1971- and Mackenzie Crook, 1971-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Four short plays (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 1 hour 28 mins
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Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episode 2, The Bear
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Reece Shearsmith, 1969-, Julia Davis, 1966- and Julian Barratt, 1968-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 27 mins
This performance is a one-act comedy play written by Anton Chekhov.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Reece Shearsmith, 1969-, Julia Davis, 1966- and Julian Barratt, 1968-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 27 mins
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Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episodes 3 and 4, The Dangers of Tobacco and the Proposal
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Sheridan Smith, 1981-, Philip Jackson, 1948-, Mathew Horne, 1978- and Steve Coogan, 1965-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episodes 3 and 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 39 mins
This video features two satirical stage performances based from the works of the Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Christine Gernon, 1970-; produced by Ted Dowd, Baby Cow Productions; performed by Sheridan Smith, 1981-, Philip Jackson, 1948-, Mathew Horne, 1978- and Steve Coogan, 1965-, in Chekhov: Comedy Shorts, Season 1, Episodes 3 and 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 39 mins
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Chekhov's The Seagull
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Guy Roberts; produced by Guy Roberts (Lexington, KY: Promedion, 2003), 29 mins
Examines Chekhov's play in its literary and historical context, and demonstrates its continuing significance. Includes scenes from the play performed by Russian and American actors and analyzed by Albee.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Guy Roberts; produced by Guy Roberts (Lexington, KY: Promedion, 2003), 29 mins
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The Cherry Orchard
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Howard Davies, 1945-2016; choreographed by Lynne Page, fl. 1996; designed by Neil Austin, fl. 2007; performed by Zoë Wanamaker, 1949-, Mark Bonnar, 1968-, Tim McMullan, 1963-, Charity Wakefield, 1980-, Claudie Blakley, 1974-, James Laurenson, 1940-, Conleth Hill, 1964-, Sarah Woodward, 1963-, Pip Carter, fl. 2007, Emily Taaffe, 1984-, Kenneth Cranham, 1944-, Gerald Kyd, 1973-, Craige Els, 1978- and Paul Dodds, fl. 2010 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 34 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 30th June, 2011.

Ranyevskaya returns more or less bankrupt after ten years abroad. Luxuriating in her fading moneyed world and regardless of the increasingly hostile forces outside, she and her brother snub the lucrative scheme o...

written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Howard Davies, 1945-2016; choreographed by Lynne Page, fl. 1996; designed by Neil Austin, fl. 2007; performed by Zoë Wanamaker, 1949-, Mark Bonnar, 1968-, Tim McMullan, 1963-, Charity Wakefield, 1980-, Claudie Blakley, 1974-, James Laurenson, 1940-, Conleth Hill, 1964-, Sarah Woodward, 1963-, Pip Carter, fl. 2007, Emily Taaffe, 1984-, Kenneth Cranham, 1944-, Gerald Kyd, 1973-, Craige Els, 1978- and Paul Dodds, fl. 2010 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 34 mins
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Part II - Play Excerpt from Three Sisters - Act 1 Extract
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (1900); directed by Andrew Martin, fl. 1978; produced by Andrew Martin, fl. 1978, Miami Dade College, British Broadcasting Corporation and Open University; in Chekhov's Three Sisters, Drama: Play, Performance, Perception, 3 of 14 (Miami, FL: Miami Dade College, 1978, first release 1978), 49 mins
Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, one of 14 productions in the series, DRAMA: PLAY, PERFORMANCE, PERCEPTION, is structured around the thematic related study module: Playwrights and Plotting.

DRAMA: PLAY, PERFORMANCE, PERCEPTION is an introduction to theater course consisting of 14 one-hour videotape productions. Each play...

written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904 (1900); directed by Andrew Martin, fl. 1978; produced by Andrew Martin, fl. 1978, Miami Dade College, British Broadcasting Corporation and Open University; in Chekhov's Three Sisters, Drama: Play, Performance, Perception, 3 of 14 (Miami, FL: Miami Dade College, 1978, first release 1978), 49 mins
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The Enemies
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; produced by Columbia Broadcasting System; performed by Michael Strong, 1924-1980 and Richard Waring, 1910-1993 (Creative Arts Television, 1960), 14 mins
"Dramatization of two short stories: (1) Chekhov's "The Enemies", about a doctor whose child had died and a cuckolded husband (his patient). (2) Frank O'Connor's "Son Without Words" about two Trappist monks whose talk reveals their lurid thoughts."
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; produced by Columbia Broadcasting System; performed by Michael Strong, 1924-1980 and Richard Waring, 1910-1993 (Creative Arts Television, 1960), 14 mins
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Performance, Season 1 of 6, Uncle Vanya
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Gregory Mosher, 1949-; designed by Lyn Avery, fl. 1988; produced by Simon Curtis, 1960-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by David Warner, 1941-, Sir Ian Holm, 1931-, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, 1958-, Ian Bannen, 1928-1999, Rebecca Pidgeon, 1965-, Rachel Kempson, 1910-2003, Sandra Voe, 1936- and Roger Hammond, 1936-2012, in Performance, Season 1 of 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 2 hours 10 mins
A presentation of David Mamet's adaptation of Chekov's "Uncle Vanya," a turn-of-the-century tale of a beautiful woman's devastating effect on a serene Russian household. This 1991 broadcast was the first presentation of TV series "Performance" produced by British Broadcasting Corporation.
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Gregory Mosher, 1949-; designed by Lyn Avery, fl. 1988; produced by Simon Curtis, 1960-, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by David Warner, 1941-, Sir Ian Holm, 1931-, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, 1958-, Ian Bannen, 1928-1999, Rebecca Pidgeon, 1965-, Rachel Kempson, 1910-2003, Sandra Voe, 1936- and Roger Hammond, 1936-2012, in Performance, Season 1 of 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 2 hours 10 mins
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La Petite Lili
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written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Claude Miller, 1942-2012; produced by Annie Miller, fl. 1994-2009, Les Films de la Boissière and Cinémaginaire; performed by Nicole Garcia, 1946-, Bernard Giraudeau, 1947-2010 and Ludivine Sagnier, 1979- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2003), 1 hour 40 mins
Ludivine Sagnier stars as Lili, the love and muse of an idealistic young filmmaker in this modern adaptation of Chekov's classic play The Seagull. The story revolves around Mado, a movie-star past her prime who owns an elegant chateau in the serene French countryside. Mado's lover Brice is a successful director wh...
written by Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Claude Miller, 1942-2012; produced by Annie Miller, fl. 1994-2009, Les Films de la Boissière and Cinémaginaire; performed by Nicole Garcia, 1946-, Bernard Giraudeau, 1947-2010 and Ludivine Sagnier, 1979- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2003), 1 hour 40 mins
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Vanya on 42nd Street
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written by David Mamet, 1947- and Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Louis Malle, 1932-1995; designed by Gary Jones; produced by Fred Berner, fl. 1982-2013, Fred Berner Films; performed by Wallace Shawn, 1943-, Julianne Moore, 1960-, Larry Pine, 1945-, Brooke Smith and Andre Gregory, 1934- (Culver City, CA: Sony Pictures Classics, 1991), 2 hours
In this imaginative reworking of Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya," filmmaker Louis Malle both distances the playwright's work and makes it more intimate. Theater director Andre Gregory and his actors, including Wallace Shawn as Vanya and Julianne Moore as Yelena, arrive at the decrepit New Amsterdam Theater in New Yo...
written by David Mamet, 1947- and Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904; directed by Louis Malle, 1932-1995; designed by Gary Jones; produced by Fred Berner, fl. 1982-2013, Fred Berner Films; performed by Wallace Shawn, 1943-, Julianne Moore, 1960-, Larry Pine, 1945-, Brooke Smith and Andre Gregory, 1934- (Culver City, CA: Sony Pictures Classics, 1991), 2 hours
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