About Ward of the Manor

A Part of National Theatre of Kiev’s Russian Language Season at St. James Theatre.

This production will be performed in Russian and will be live-dubbed in English to be enjoyed in either language.

A new translation of Ivan Turgenev comedic drama Fortune’s Fool

Performed in memory of Russian theatre director Georgy Tovstonogov, who was a teacher of Mikhail Reznikovich.

Olga Korina left her family’s country estate as a young girl, returning seven years later with her new husband State official Pavel Yeletsky.

Among those there to greet Lady Olga Yeletskaya, is Vasilii Kuzovkin, an old man born to nobility but now penniless. The good-natured Kuzovkin has long served the family and is de facto ward of the estate; he is also the family’s longest running joke.

During a celebration for the newlyweds, dark secrets are revealed and the lives of Lady Olga, Yeletsky, and the devoted Kuzovkin are changed forever. True nobility does not reside in mere titles.

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Important Information

This production will be performed in Russian and will be live-dubbed in English to be enjoyed in either language.

The Venue

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Where is Ward of the Manor?

12 Palace Street London SW1E 5JA
  • Nearest Bus stop: Routes 16, 38, 52, 73, 82, 42, 148 all pass near the theatre
  • Parking: Eccleston Bridge Road
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Victoria Bus Station) 24, 36, 148, C2, N2, N11, N16, N38, N44, N52, N73, N136
  • Nearest Tube: Victoria, District, Circle
  • Directions:

    Head northeast on Wilton Road (towards Victoria Street), Continue onto Allington Street, turn left to stay on Allington Street, turn right onto Warwick Row,  continue onto Palace Place, turn right onto Palace Street and the theatre will be on y

  • Nearest Station: Victoria