Staging Alan Ayckbourn's Plays: Casts / Running Times

This page offers a guide to cast breakdowns and running times for Alan Ayckbourn's plays; please note running times do not include the interval.
Play Title
Absent Friends
Absurd Person Singular
Arrivals & Departures
Awaking Beauty
Bedroom Farce
Body Language
The Boy Who Fell Into A Book
The Boy Who Fell... (musical)
A Brief History of Women
By Jeeves
Callisto 5
Callisto#7
The Champion Of Paribanou
A Chorus Of Disapproval
Comic Potential
Communicating Doors
Confusions
Consuming Passions
Damsels In Distress (trilogy)
Dreams From A Summer House
Drowning On Dry Land
Family Circles
FlatSpin
GamePlan
Haunting Julia
Henceforward...
Hero’s Welcome
House & Garden
How The Other Half Loves
If I Were You
Improbable Fiction
Intimate Exchanges
Invisible Friends
It Could Be Any One Of Us
Joking Apart
The Jollies
Just Between Ourselves
The Karaoke Theatre Company
Living Together
Life & Beth
Life Of Riley
Man Of The Moment
Miss Yesterday
Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays
Mr Whatnot
My Sister Sadie
My Very Own Story
My Wonderful Day
Neighbourhood Watch
The Norman Conquests (trilogy)
Orvin: Champion Of Champions
Private Fears In Public Places
Relatively Speaking
The Revengers' Comedies
RolePlay
Round And Round The Garden
Roundelay
Season's Greetings
Sisterly Feelings
A Small Family Business
Snake In The Grass
Suburban Strains
Sugar Daddies
Surprises
Taking Steps
Ten Times Table
Table Manners
Things We Do For Love
This Is Where We Came In
Time And Time Again
Time Of My Life
Virtual Reality
Way Upstream
Whenever
Wildest Dreams
Woman In Mind
Cast
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 3f (6)
7m / 4f (11)
5m / 5f (10)
4m / 4f (8)
5m / 3f (8)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 3f (6)
7m / 3f (10)
2m / 1f (3)
2m / 2f (4)
7m / 3f (10)
7m / 6f (13)
5m / 5f (10)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 2f (5)
2m / 2f (4)
3m / 4f (7)
4m / 4f (8)
4m / 3f (7)
4m / 4f (8)
4m / 3f (7)
4m / 3f (7)
3m (3)
2m / 3f (5)
3m / 3f (6)
6m / 8f (14)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 2f (5)
3m / 4f (7)
1m / 1f (2)
4m / 3f (7)
3m / 3f (6)
4m / 4f (8)
4m / 4f (8)
2m / 3f (5)
2m / 3f (5)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 3f (6)
5m / 5f (10)
3m / 4f (7)
6m / 2f (8)
4m / 3f (7)
3m / 4f (7)
7m / 6f (13)
2m / 4f (6)
4m / 4f (8)
3m / 3f (6)
15m / 7f +
4m / 3f (7)
2m / 2f (4)
7m / 7f (14)
3m / 4f (7)
3m / 3f (6)
4m / 4f (8)
5m / 4f (9)
7m / 4f (11)
7m / 6f (13)
3f (3)
4m / 3f (7)
2m / 3f (5)
3m / 3f (6)
4m / 2f (6)
6m / 4f (10)
3m / 3f (6)
2m / 2f (4)
5m / 4f (9)
3m / 2f (5)
4m / 3f (7)
3m / 4f (7)
5m / 4f (9)
4m / 4f (8)
5m / 3f (8)
4m / 5f (9)
Approx. Run Time
1hr 50m
2hr 15m
2hr 10m
2hr 13m
2hr
2hr 10m
1hr 33m
1hr 45m
2hr 10m
2hr 15m
TBC
1hr 10m
2hr 10m
2hr 16m
2hr 25m
2hr 10m
1hr 51m
1hr 20m
N/A
2hr 20m
2hr
TBC
2hr 10m
2hr 10m
1hr 50m
2hr 10m
TBC
2hr 5m each
2hr
2hr 5m
2hr 10m
2hr - 2hr 15m
1hr 40m
2hr
2hr
1hr 50m
1hr 34m
TBC
2hr
1hr 45m
2hr 10m
2hr 5m
1hr 37m
1hr 40m
2hr
1hr 48m
1hr 34m
1hr 45m
2hr 20m
N/A
1hr 35m
1hr 47m
2hr
2hr / 2hr 15m
2hr
2hr
2hr 40m
2hr 30m
TBC
2hr 20m
2hr
2hr
2hr 20m
2hr 25m
2hr
TBC
2hr 5m
2hr 20m
1hr 50m
TBC
2hr 20m
2hr
2hr 5m
2hr 5m
2hr 5m
2hr 15m
All research in this section is by Simon Murgatroyd and should be credited if reproduced.

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