Arthur Miller's royalties must be fairly healthy these days -thanks to David Thacker, whose vivid production of A View from the Bridge is currently at the Bristol Old Vic. In a strong year for the Royal Court Young Writers Festival, Michael Wynne's Merseyside comedy The Knocky proved such a hit that it has returned to the Theatre Upstairs.
Wallace Shawn is doing it in the film; Tom Courtenay's doing it in New York; now Stephen Rea is doing it with Field Day around Ireland. Playing Uncle Vanya that is. The translation is by Frank McGuinness and the director is Peter Gill. A must.Reuse content