World premiere of A Russian Doll at the Barn Theatre to be streamed live

Last Updated on 2 June 2021 by Showcall Editorial Team

Cat Goscovitch’s new play, A Russian Doll, starring Rachel Redford, will be streamed live for its final performance from Cirencester’s Barn Theatre

Rachel Redford Russian Doll
Rachel Redford. Photo: Eve Dunlop

The world premiere production of Cat Goscovitch’s one-woman play, A Russian Doll, is to be live streamed globally for its final performance at the Barn Theatre in Cirencester.

The play, which is based on a true story, follows a young woman who becomes embroiled in the world of data and deceit as a member of Russia’s disinformation campaigns during the EU referendum.

It is a co-production between the Arcola Theatre in London and the Barn Theatre where it is running until 12 June. The final performance at 7.30pm on Saturday 12 June will be available to watch online via

It stars Rachel Redford whose previous credits include originating the role of Beth in Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson’s critically acclaimed play, The Jungle, in the original Young Vic production as well as subsequent productions in the West End, Off-Broadway and in San Francisco.

It is directed by Nicolas Kent, with design by Liz da Costa, lighting design by Sam Rowcliffe-Tanner, sound design and composition by Harry Smith, AV design by Alex Tabrizi and AV supervision by Benjamin Collins. The casting director is Amy Ball and the voice and accent coach is Katherine Heath.

Tickets for the live stream are priced £13.50. They are on sale at

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