Cherry Orchard
Anton Chekhov

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Narrated By: Andrew Sachs, Anna Massey, , Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Patricia Routledge, Sinead Cusack

Duration: 1 hour and 48 minutes

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Madame Ranyevskaya and her daughter Anya have returned home from Paris to discover that their family estate – which includes their beloved cherry orchard – has to be sold to cover the family’s debts. They believe a miracle can save their orchard. But will their stubborn pride and fond, childhood memories be enough? Chekhov’s tragic-comedy is about the passing of an era and is a timeless study of a Russian aristocratic family desperately clinging to the past. Among the star cast in this 1974 production are Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Sinéad Cusack, Anna Massey, Patricia Routledge and Andrew Sachs.

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