Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has today released production images for Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, which is currently playing at the iconic theatre for a limited run until 11 July. Check out a first look below!

Celebrated as one of the most important plays of the nineteenth century, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre commissioned this new version by Torben Betts to mark the 120th Anniversary of Chekhov's original play.

Janie Dee stars as Irina Arkadina, with Sabrina Bartlett as Nina and Matthew Tennyson as Konstantin. They are joined byTara D'Arquian as Natasha, Lisa Diveney as Masha, Tom Greaves as Yakov, Colin Hoult as Simon Medviedenko, Fraser James as Ilia Shamraev, Lisa Palfrey as Paulina Andreevna, Ian Redford as Peter Sorin, Alex Robertson as Boris Trigorin andDanny Webb as Eugene Dorn.

Directed by Matthew Dunster and with set design by Jon Bausor, The Seagull has Movement Direction by Charlotte Broom,Lighting Design by Philip Gladwell, Sound Design by Christopher Shutt and casting by Julia Horan and Lotte Hines.

As guests assemble at a country house for the staging of an avant-garde open air play, artistic temperaments ignite a more entertaining drama behind the scenes, with romantic jealousies, self-doubt and the ruthless pursuit of happiness confusing lives, loves and literature.

Following on from J.M Barrie's Peter Pan and The Seagull at Regent's Park Open Theatre will be Seven Brides for Seven Brothers which will see director Rachel Kavanaugh reunite the creative team behind the theatre's award-winning production of The Sound of Music. Lord of the Flies will then bring this year's season to a close from 3 - 12 Septemberbefore embarking on a nationwide tour.

A full performance schedule will be available from www.openairtheatre.com

Photo Credit: JOHAN PERSSON

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Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
THE SEAGULL

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Sabrina Bartlett

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Sabrina Bartlett and Alex Robertson

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Matthew Tennyson

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Matthew Tennyson

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Matthew Tennyson

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Matthew Tennyson and Janie Dee

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Lisa Diveney and Janie Dee

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Lisa Diveney and Colin Hoult

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Janie Dee

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Danny Webb

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
The Cast

Photo Flash: First Look at Janie Dee, Matthew Tennyson and More in UK's THE SEAGULL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Alex Robertson and Lisa Diveney

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