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CHEKHOVIANA - Lunchtime Talks

Places are limited so please book in advance with the Box Office on 0115 846 7777 Wednesday 29 January Marketing classic plays Stephanie Sirr, Chief Executive, Nottingham Playhouse, draws on her extensive experience of theatre management to illustrate the process of marketing famous plays, such as those by Chekhov. Tuesday 4 February Chekhov in Russia today Rose Whyman is currently Head of Drama at the University of Birmingham. Her research and teaching interests are in Russian theatre and actor training. She visits Moscow to do research and to take part in arts projects regularly. Dr Whyman will discuss how Chekhov's plays are perceived in the much-changed Russia of our times. Tuesday 8 April From Bathos to Pathos: How the British fell in love with Chekhov and his plays Rosamund Bartlett, is a biographer and translator of Chekhov, Visiting Professor, Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, and Founding Director of The Anton Chekhov Foundation. On the basis of her research expertise and knowledge of the plays she illustrates British affinity to Chekhov. Click here to view Chekhoviana: Marketing a foreign classic to British audiences Image- Programme for a Russian Day at The University of Nottingham, courtesy of C. Marsh; 1986