11 Questions with the cast of The Cherry Orchard – Angus Wright

Angus Wright in The Cherry Orchard at the Young Vic.

Centre: Angus Wright in rehearsals for The Cherry Orchard at the Young Vic.
Photo by Stephen Cummiskey.

Angus Wright can be seen on stage at the Young Vic as Leonid Gaev. Here are his answers to our 11 Questions…

Can you describe your character in The Cherry Orchard in three words?
Obsessive, solitary, entitled.

What are you usually doing 10 minutes before the show begins?
Preparing the immediate circumstances before the start of the play.

What is your favorite play (seen, read or worked on)?
Measure for Measure or Cat in the Hat.

What is your favorite word?
Pinkelpause. Its the German word for a toilet break. Literally, a pee-pause.

If days were 28 hours long, what would you do with the 4 extra hours?
Learn Arabic.

If you could be in a room full of any one thing, what would it be?
A combination of Nitrogen, Oxygen and Carbon-Dioxide.

Favourite holiday you’ve ever been on?

Favourite city and why?
New York. New York.

What is your favorite song?
Heaven by Talking Heads.

If you could have been born in any era, which would it be and why?
The Stone Age. No commuting. No Facebook.

If you could have any one supernatural power which would you choose and why?
Time travel. So I could re-write some of these answers.

The Cherry Orchard is at the Young Vic until 29 Nov. Book now.

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