Playwright Dan Rebellato: Chekhov in Hell

9th November 2010



The playwright and academic talks to Aleks Sierz about his latest successful play, Chekhov in Hell (Drum Theatre, Plymouth), which sees the Russian playwright come awake, after a 100-year coma, in 21st-century Britain.

I was asking, ‘What would Chekhov’s characteristic gaze be on the contemporary? How would he see the world today?’