Talking Chekhov on RTÉ’s “Inside Culture”




Inside Culture on RTÉ Radio (September 26) looked at the life and work of the Russian author Anton Chekhov.

Lucy Caldwell talks about why her translation of Chekhov’s Three Sisters  – which premières at the Lyric Theatre in October – has moved the setting to 1990’s Belfast and how the Belfast voice works so well with certain aspects of the original Russian.

Listen to an extract from the podcast here, or visit the RTÉ website for the full programme