Ian McKellen Stage
''Life will be beautiful'' -- Act 1. L to R: Tuzenbach (Ian McKellen),  Irina, Masha (Margaret Drabble), Olga, Soliony (David Rowe-Beddoe), Vershinin (John Arnott)
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SAINT'S DAY
Written by Anton Chekov
Directed by John Barton
Ian McKellen in the role of Tuzenbach
Cambridge Arts Theatre
27 July 1959
CAST
Olga
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Rachel Herbert
Masha
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Margaret Drabble
Irena
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Ruth Lazarus
Tuzenbach
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Ian McKellen
Chebutykin
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Clive Swift
Soliony
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David Rowe-Beddoe
Anfisa
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Freda Stratton
Vershinin
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John Arnott
Andrey
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Roger Hammond
Kulyeghin
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John Tydeman
Natasha
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Jill Daltry
Fedotik
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Richard Cottrell
Rode
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Philip Strick
Ferapont
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Terrence Hardiman