Date(s) - 28/10/2019
7:30 pm



Dear Uncle

At the multi award winning Theatre by the Lake, probably the most beautifully located theatre in Britain. On the shores of Derwentwater lake and just a short stroll back to Keswick town centre.
image of actors at the Theatre by the Lake for a production of Dear Uncle
Adapted by Alan Ayckbourn. A new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.
Ennerdale in the Lake District, 1935. Sonya and Uncle Marcus live a quiet life with occasional visits from the dashing Dr Ash. But this summer is different.
Sonya’s elderly father Cedric has turned up with his glamorous new wife Helena. They think they might stay for a few weeks, and before long chaos has broken out.
Chekhov’s masterpiece of longing and loneliness is brilliantly adapted by the master of social comedy, Alan Ayckbourn.
‘The rambler’s version of Uncle Vanya.’ The Guardian
Please note: this show contains a loud bang
Time: 7.30 pm
Venue: Theatre by the Lake, Lakeside, Lake Rd, Keswick CA12 5DJ
Book tickets: Tel 017687 74411 or visit
Writer: Anton Chekhov
Director: Tom Littler
Cast: Patrick Driver, Asha Kingsley, Georgina Ambrey, Maggie O’Brien, Dominic Gately, Chris Porter, Eric Potts, Rachel Laurence.

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