One of Russia's best-loved stars of stage and screen, Народный Артист Alexandr Domogarov, starring in Konchalovsky's Театр им. Моссовета/Belka Productions Chekhov double-bill at the Wyndham Theatre, shares anecdotes about the productions, about Moscow theatre now and his own glittering career, with London theatre director Oleg Mirochnikov.
Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, Alexandr Domogarov will lead a star-studded cast in two eagerly-awaited London productions of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya and Three Sisters, to be shown at Wyndham’s Theatre. As part of his theatrical tour of the capital, Aleksandr will visit Pushkin House to converse with London's Russian film and theatre loving community.
A prominent theatre actor, Aleksandr Domogarov initially gained recognition for his performances in plays such asMacbeth, Nijinsky, Clown of God and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Although known best for playing historical roles, such as Tsar Aleksandr I in Assa, Count De Bussi in Countess De Monsoro and Kazakh colonel Bohun inWith Fire and Sword, Domogarov has also enjoyed tremendous success in cult classics of Russian televisionБандитский Петербург and Марш Турецкого.
Oleg Mirochnikov is a Russian theatre practitioner based in London who has taught acting and directed throughout the UK and Europe. As one of the UK’s leading specialists in the Russian theatre, his unique approach to the art of acting and directing is a fusion of the work of the three greatest masters of the Russian stage: Stanislavski, Meyerhold and Vakhtangov. Oleg has trained generations of successful actors including the likes of Russel Brand, Michael Fassbender, Tom Hardy and Emilia Clarke. He is the Artistic Director of Belka Productions, who are one of the hosts of the event with Alexandr Domogarov at Pushkin House.