Why See Fortune's Fool?
A pair of newlyweds arrive at their country estate to be welcomed by Kuzovkin (William Houston), the penniless gentleman-in-residence.
Their wealthy and mischievous neighbour Tropatchov (Richard McCabe) calls in for a seemingly innocent celebratory lunch. Fuelled by champagne the party falls apart, resulting in a stunning revelation with far-reaching consequences for everybody.
Previews from: 6 December 2013
Opening night: 19 December 2013
Fortune's Fool is suitable for audiences aged 12 and upwards
And before you stop reading
Audio Described Performance: Thursday 23rd Jan 7.30pm
Captioned Performance: Thursday 16 Jan 7.30pm and Saturday 8 Feb 2.30pm
Cast and Creative
CastWilliam Houston as Kuzovkin
Richard McCabe as Tropatchov
Alexander Vlahos as Yeletsky
Lucy Briggs-Owen as Olga
Dyfan Dwyfor as Pyotr
Janet Fullerlove as Praskovya Ivanova
Paul Ham as Vaska
Richard Henders as Kaspatchov
Simon Markey as Anpadist
CreativeWritten by Ivan Turgenev
Adapted by Mike Poulton
Directed by Lucy Bailey
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