Toby Jones is to star in a new adaptation of Uncle Vanya by Conor McPherson in London’s West End.
Ian Rickson will direct the play, returning to Chekhov for the first time since his production of The Seagull in 2007.
The play reunites him with Jones, who will star as Uncle Vanya, with Richard Armitage playing the role of the local doctor Astrov.
Further casting is to be announced.
Uncle Vanya runs at the Harold Pinter Theatre from January 14, 2020 to May 2, with press night on January 23.
Set and costume design is by Rae Smith, with lighting by Bruno Poet, music by Stephen Warbeck, sound by Ian Dickinson and casting by Amy Ball.
It is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Gavin Kalin Productions, Rupert Gavin, Patrick Gracey and Scott M. Delman, 1001 Nights Productions and Tulchin Bartner Productions.