What's On (professional)


Until 4 October
Roundelay *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Until 4 October
Bedroom Farce
Salisbury Playhouse

16 September
Roundelay post-show follow-up with Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

20 September
Absolute Ayckbourn (amateur)
(A 12 hour rehearsed reading of The Boy Who Fell Into A Book, Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays, Bedroom Farce, Wildest Dreams, RolePlay and The Sparrow)
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

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

3 October
Bedroom Farce
Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

7 - 25 October
Roundelay *
New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

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

4 - 15 November
Roundelay *
The Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere

5 November
Bedroom Farce
Theatr Halliwell, Carmarthen

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

16 - 20 December
Season's Greetings (amateur)
Bridewell Theatre, off Fleet Street, London

21 - 31 January, 2015
Roundelay *
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

* Directed by Alan Ayckbourn

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  • The UK's only amateur drama group dedicated to Alan Ayckbourn's play is celebrating its 10th anniversary and the playwright's 75th birthday with Absolute Ayckbourn, a 12 hour readathon at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield on 20 September. It will include the first public performance of The Sparrow since its world premiere in 1967 and feature a special Ayckbourn-related guest. Further details can be found here.
  • The world premiere production of Alan Ayckbourn's 78th play Roundelay is now running at the Stephen Joseph Theatre until 4 October, 2014.
  • Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 1 is now available as an ebook on Kindle. The volume includes the plays A Small Family Business, A Chorus Of Disapproval, Henceforward... and Man Of The Moment. Details can be found here.
  • Our sister-site Scarborough In The Round, celebrating the history of the theatre most associated with Alan Ayckbourn has been launched. Click here.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's new play Roundelay is touring to the New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme, from 7 - 25 October, the Old Laundry, Bowness-on-Windermere, from 4 - 15 November and the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, from 21 - 31 January.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's acclaimed book The Crafty Art Of Playmaking has been published on Kindle as an ebook. Click here for details.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's plays Woman In Mind, Communicating Doors, The Boy Who Fell Into A Book, Invisible Friends and the Damsels In Distress trilogy have now been published on Kindle as ebooks. Visit the Shop for details.
  • 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.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's National Theatre platform from April 2014 now available for streaming 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.
  • Actors Index listing actors who have appeared in significant Ayckbourn productions added to Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website.
  • 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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