The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard: Reviews

Find out what the critics had to say about Roger Allam’s performance as Lopakhin in The Cherry Orchard at the Cottesloe Theatre…

The performances from this able cast are a credit to Nunn’s full blown directorial skill.

– Curtain Up, 30 October 2000

Roger Allam’s Lopakhin has a poignant fastidiousness, using a tea service’s sugar cubes to map out one solution toward saving the very estate that he will later buy.

– Variety, 2 October 2000 Cherry Orchard 1

Roger Allam, an actor I have always admired, is simply wrong for Lopakhin, too smooth and genteel, unable to show the clumsy peasant beneath his newly prosperous exterior.

– Theatre Guide London, Winter 2000

Class is also the key to Roger Allam’s excellent Lopakhin…

– The Guardian, 23 September 2000

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