Frequently Asked Questions: Social Media

This page contains Frequently Asked Questions regarding Alan Ayckbourn's social media presence. If you have any other questions, please contact the website via the Contact Us Page.

Are there any official Ayckbourn social media pages?
Just Twitter and Wordpress. There is an official Ayckbourn account with Twitter which can be found at @Ayckbourn and Alan Ayckbourn - The Archivist's Blog can be found on Wordpress at This website also has a Youtube channel and an Apple Podcast channel. These are run by the playwright's Archivist in association with this website. These are the only active and official social media page either affiliated to or endorsed by Sir Alan Ayckbourn.

Does Sir Alan Ayckbourn have any personal social media accounts?
No. Sir Alan himself does not use social media in any form. Any account not officially listed - see above - as being run by this website is neither affiliated to nor endorsed by Sir Alan Ayckbourn and should be regarded as a fake account and reported.

What About Instagram?
There is no official Ayckbourn Instagram page - anything purporting to be connected with Alan Ayckbourn or this website on Instagram is a fake account. If you are followed by - or following - any account (i.e. alanayckbournofficial), please report and block it. It is not connected to either Sir Alan nor this website and is possibly being used for phishing purposes.

What About Facebook?
This website does run a holding page on Facebook but does not actively engage with Facebook other than to promote entries on the Ayckbourn Blog. Any other Facebook account purporting to be connected to either Sir Alan or this website is a fake and should be reported and blocked as it may be being utilised for phishing purposes.

What About Youtube?
There is an official Youtube channel which contains both curated and collated videos including interviews with the playwright.

Other Social Media?
Anything purporting to be associated with Alan Ayckbourn that is not on his official Twitter account, Wordpress, Youtube channel, Facebook holding page, Apple Podcasts or this website is not official nor affiliated to nor endorsed by Sir Alan Ayckbourn. Please be wary of interacting with these pages / accounts.

How Do I find Official News Regarding Social Media?
This website is the official source of all information and news relating to Sir Alan Ayckbourn and his plays. With more than 4,000 pages of information, it comprehensively covers his life and work. The official Twitter account - @Ayckbourn - carries regular news and Ayckbourn-related facts, the Alan Ayckbourn - The Archivist's Blog on Wordpress carries articles relating to Alan Ayckbourn, his plays and his home theatre - the Stephen Joseph Theatre, whilst the website's Youtube channel has playlists of archived videos - including interviews - with Alan Ayckbourn as well as original material.

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