A Night In The Ukraine

Special adaptation of the Marx Brothers' award-winning musical, written by Dick Vosburgh and loosely based on Chekov's play The Bear.

Seedy lawyer Serge B Samovar comes to collect a debt owed by the late husband of Mrs Pavlenko.

Mayhem erupts in a series of classic routines and quickfire wordplay which threatens to destroy the very fabric of polite society in pre-revolutionary Russia.

Serge B Samovar....Michael Roberts

Carlo....Frank Lazarus

Mrs Pavlenko....Lorelei King

Nina....Jessica Martin

Constantin....Stephen Carlile

Gino....Graham Hoadly

Directed by Dirk Maggs.

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Special adaptation of the Marx Brothers' award-winning musical, written by Dick Vosburgh and loosely based on Chekov's play The Bear.

Seedy lawyer Serge B Samovar comes to collect a debt owed by the late husband of Mrs Pavlenko.

Mayhem erupts in a series of classic routines and quickfire wordplay which threatens to destroy the very fabric of polite society in pre-revolutionary Russia.

Serge B Samovar....Michael Roberts

Carlo....Frank Lazarus

Mrs Pavlenko....Lorelei King

Nina....Jessica Martin

Constantin....Stephen Carlile

Gino....Graham Hoadly

Directed by Dirk Maggs.