Welcome to Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website
Alan Ayckbourn is an Olivier and Tony Award winning playwright who has written 77 plays, more than half of which have been produced in London's West End as well as around the world.
As an acclaimed director, he has worked extensively in the West End and has also run his own company at the National Theatre. Between 1972 and 2009, he was the Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, where the majority of his work has been premiered.
The website is administered by the playwright's Archivist Simon Murgatroyd and offers an indispensable guide to Alan Ayckbourn, his plays and his career. With more than 3,500 pages, it is the most comprehensive and in-depth resource dedicated to Alan Ayckbourn.
Relatively Speaking has returned to the West End and is at Wyndham's Theatre until 31 August 2013 --- University of York launches free Alan Ayckbourn resource pack for teachers --- Arrivals & Departures announced by Stephen Joseph Theatre as new Ayckbourn play for 2013 --- Two new one act plays by Alan Ayckbourn, the Farcicals, to also premiere during summer 2013 --- Alan Ayckbourn to revive Time Of My Life at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in summer 2013 --- Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website relaunch has begun --- Alan Ayckbourn to direct North American premiere of Sugar Daddies at ACT, Seattle, in 2013 ---