What's On

Until 27 August
A Small Family Business at the National Theatre, London

Until 31 August
The Boy Who Fell Into A Book (musical) *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

7 - 9 August
The Norman Conquests
Theatro Technis, Camden, London

4 September - 4 October
Roundelay *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

4 September - 4 October
Bedroom Farce
Salisbury Theatre

31 September - 2 October
Bedroom Farce
Blackwood Miners' Institute, Blackwood, Gwent

3 October
Bedroom Farce
Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

7 October
Bedroom Farce
Neuadd Dwyfor, Pwllheli

8 October
Bedroom Farce
Theatr Colwyn, Colwyn Bay

10 October
Bedroom Farce
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

11 October
Bedroom Farce
Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

14 October
Bedroom Farce
Pontardawe Arts Centre

15 October
Bedroom Farce
The Metropole, Abertillery

17 October
Bedroom Farce
Theatr Mwidan, Cardigan

18 October
Bedroom Farce
Theatr Hafren, Newtown

20 October
Bedroom Farce
Congress Theatre, Cwmbran

21 - 22 October
Bedroom Farce
Park & Dare, Treorchy

23 October
Bedroom Farce
Arts Centre, Aberystwyth

24 October
Bedroom Farce
Stiwt Theatre, Wrexham

30 October
Bedroom Farce
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea

5 October
Bedroom Farce
Theatr Halliwell, Carmarthen

6 - 8 October
Bedroom Farce
Richard Burton Theatre, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff

* Directed by Alan Ayckbourn

News Feed / Headlines (below Twitter feed)

News Headlines

  • The new musical adaptation of Alan Ayckbourn's The Boy Who Fell Into A Book is now running at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, until 31 August.
  • Network's website has 20 facts about the TV adaptation of The Norman Conquests, click here.
  • The play collections Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 2 and Plays 3 have now been published as ebooks.
  • Faber has published Alan Ayckbourn's Damsels In Distress trilogy (GamePlan, FlatSpin & RolePlay) as a digital ebook edition. Click here for details.
  • The National Theatre's revival of A Small Family Business is running until 27 August.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's National Theatre platform from April 2014 now available for streaming here.
  • Audio of Q&A with Alan Ayckbourn and actors from Alain Resnais's film of Life Of Riley now online here.
  • Alain Resnais's film of Alan Ayckbourn's Life Of Riley has been picked up for theatrical and home-video release in the USA.
  • Exclusive interview with Alan Ayckbourn in which he discusses A Small Family Business. Part 1 here and part 2 here.
  • Actors Index listing actors who have appeared in significant Ayckbourn productions added to Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website.
  • Faber has published an ebook of A Small Family Business - as well as a new edition of the softcover - to coincide with the National Theatre's revival. The ebook can be found here and the softcover here on Amazon.
  • The world premiere production of Alan Ayckbourn's 78th play Roundelay will run at the Stephen Joseph Theatre from 4 September to 4 October, 2014.
  • Unseen Ayckbourn, by Simon Murgatroyd, now available at amazon.co.uk and amazon.com.
  • Paul Allen's Alan Ayckbourn biography Grinning At The Edge now available as an ebook (click here).
  • The Stage picked Unseen Ayckbourn by Simon Murgatroyd as one of its theatre books of 2013. Click here.
  • Stephen Joseph: Theatre Pioneer & Provocateur by Paul Elsam now published by Paul Elsam. Click here for details.
  • 2014 marks both Alan Ayckbourn's 75th birthday and the 50th anniversary of his West End debut.
  • Website dedicated to Alan Ayckbourn's mentor, Stephen Joseph, launched (link).
  • Samuel French celebrating Alan Ayckbourn's 75th birthday and 50 years of West End productions in 2014 (link).
  • University of York launches Alan Ayckbourn Resource Pack (link).

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