Madame Ranyevskaya and her daughter Anya have returned home from Paris to discover that their family estate which includes their beloved cherry orchard has to be sold to cover the family's debts. They believe a miracle can save their orchard. But will their stubborn pride and fond, childhood memories be enough? Chekhov's tragic-comedy is about the passing of an era and is a timeless study of a Russian aristocratic family desperately clinging to the past. Among the star cast in this 1974 production are Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Sinead Cusack, Anna Massey, Patricia Routledge and Andrew Sachs.
2 CDs. 1 hr 48 mins.