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KNOTS
Written by Anton Chekov, translated by Ronald Hingley
Directed by David Giles
Ian McKellen in the role of Kruschov (The Wood Demon)
UK Tour/Edinburgh '73, BAM, Wimbledon
21 August 1973 - 13 April 1974
CAST
Julia
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Sharon Duce
Leo Zheltukin (her brother)
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Juan Moreno
Orlovsky
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John Woodvine
George Voynitsky
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Tenniel Evans
Dyadin (Waffles)
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John Tordoff
Theodore (Orlovsky's son)
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Robin Ellis
Vassili (Zheltukin's servant)
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Robert Davey
Serebryakov
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Robert Eddison
Helen (his second wife)
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Marian Diamond
Sonya (his daughter by his first wife)
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Sheila Reid
Mme. Voynitsky (his first wife's mother)
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Margery Mason
Kruschov (the Wood Demon)
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Ian McKellen
Servant
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Elaine Strickland
Simon (worker at Dyadin's)
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Edward Petherbridge
OTHER CREDITS
Set designed by Kenneth Mellor; Costumes designed by Stephen and Wendy Doncaster; Lighting by Howard Eldridge