classic theatre

Tennessee William’s classic text brought to life by the Alma Theatre’s in-house company.

Chekhov’s great comedy, The Cherry Orchard, depicts a society teetering on the edge of revolution and feels startlingly topical in a dazzling new translation by Rory Mullarkey, staged by lauded former artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Michael Boyd.

It’s been 40 years since the Mike Leigh first introduced the bombastic Beverley, and her over-wrought husband Lawrence to the world, bringing with them a night of car-crash comedy – and Demis Roussos’ crooning – th…