Tania Alexander (Estate)

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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

Tania Alexander published English translations of several German and Russian works of history and fiction. She acted as production adviser to several directors, including Ken Loach on his television production of Chehov's short stories and to Jonathan Miller on his production of THE THREE SISTERS as well as several of his opera productions of EUGENE ONEGIN, LA TRAVIATA, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO and ARABELLA.

She collaborated with Pam Gems on a new translation of Chekhov's THE CHERRY ORCHARD and translated with Charles Sturridge Chekhov's THE SEAGULL which was performed in Oxford and London and Maxim Gorky's VASSA ZHELEZNOVA with Tim Suter.

Tania's memoir A LITTLE OF ALL OF THESE was published in 1987 by Jonathan Cape. It appeared in paperback under the title AN ESTONIAN CHILDHOOD published by Heineman

Tania Alexander died on 5th December 2004 at the age of 89.