Peter Ustinov, the famous British actor, author and director, produced his play "Photo Finish" in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Petr Shelokhonov appeared in the leading role as Sam, an 80-year-old writer. Peter Ustinov noted that this play was autobiographical.
The show was sold out for three seasons from 1989 to 1992. Petr Shelokhonov led the ensemble of distinguished actors, such as Elena Solovey, Roman Gromadsky, Anna Aleksahina, Evgeni Baranov and others. Peter Ustinov marked this show as one of the best productions of his play in the world.