Chekov


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Related to Chekov: Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov
  • noun

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Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)

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Enviromental health officers from Middlesbrough Council took samples of the drink on display and tests showed that eight bottles of Chekov Vodka were half filled with water resulting in 40-50% reduction in the amount of alcohol.
Answers: 1) Lime, 2) Black, 3) White, 4) Judge Jeffries, 5) A hangman, 6) Wild Bill Hickock, 7) The Artful Dodger, 8) Anton Chekov,
Phillips explained that he'd since done Chekov at the National Theatre and couldn't possibly do his old comedy catchphrases.
Retailers purchasing a case of Bell's whisky (12 x 70cl) will get one bottle free; those buying a case of Famous Grouse will be given 2 x 70cl bottles of Chekov vodka; and those purchasing a half case (6 x 70cl) of Teacher's will receive 8 x 2 litre bottles of Happy Shopper cola free of charge.
The film is far from a historical epoch, though; in fact, its claustrophobic tone hews closer to the theatrical works of Ibsen, Chekov and Eugene O'Neill in the way it intricately probes its characters' damaged psyches.
Journeying back to the very early days of the Enterprise crew, Chris Pine plays James T Kirk, a hotheaded young man who is persuaded to join Starfleet by an officer who knew his father, teaming up with Spock (Zachary Quinto), Dr 'Bones' McCoy (Karl Urban), Uhura (Zoe Saldana), Sulu (John Cho), Chekov (Anton Yelchin) and Scotty (Simon Pegg).
Q NOW you're playing the young Chekov in the New Star Trek movie.
Navigating and in charge of weapons is young Russian Pavel Chekov, and Lt Uhura is in charge of all ship's communications.
Captain James T Kirk (William Shatner) and the crew of the Starship Enterprise boldly go where no man has gone before, aided by new addition Pavel Chekov (Walter Koenig), in this seven-disc box set.
Dramatist TOM STOPPARD's adaptation of the ANTON CHEKOV play, with direction from MIKE NICHOLS and a support cast including MARCIA GAY HARDEN and PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN, opened to critical acclaim in New York in August.
I suddenly recognized, wow, the power of motion pictures is really incredible,'' said the Juilliard-trained Spacey, who won a Tony Award for Neil Simon's ``Lost in Yonkers'' and can claim an impressive list of stage credits that include Shakespeare, Ibsen, O'Neill and Chekov.
Now she's going highbrow with serious roles in the cinema and theatre, including classic plays from writers like Ibsen and Chekov.
Though Chekov himself detested the thought of translating his works out of their native Russian, Senelick (drama and oratory, Tufts U.
If you're the sort of guy who would rather watch a film with Steve Martin than a play by Chekov, you'll be in need of something to make you look more sophisticated.