Alan Ayckbourn: News HeadlinesThis page contains headlines linked to news stories. The full stories are carried on either the Alan Ayckbourn News Blog here or via the link with each headline.
Relatively Speaking returns to the West End (13/05/13)
Alan Ayckbourn's first London success Relatively Speaking has returned to the West End and is playing at the Wyndham's Theatre until 31 August. It stars Felicity Kendal, Kara Tointon, Jonathan Coy and Max Bennet. Click here for further details.
Details of the Ayckbourn acting company for 2013 confirmed (9/05/13)
The actors working with Alan Ayckbourn this summer on the revival of Time Of My Life and the world premieres of Arrivals & Departures, The Kidderminster Affair and Chloë With Love at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, have been confirmed. Click here.
The University of York launches Alan Ayckbourn Resource Pack (19/03/13)
A free Alan Ayckbourn resource pack for teachers has been launched by the University of York - home to the Ayckbourn Archive. The extensive pack can be downloaded from the Alan Ayckbourn page at the University of York website by clicking here.
Sir Alan Ayckbourn supports the My Theatre Matters campaign (14/03/13)
Sir Alan Ayckbourn is supporting the My Theatre Matters campaign to highlight the importance of theatre to the community and the need for theatres to be continue to be funded. Click here for more details.
Three new Ayckbourn plays and a revival for 2013 at the Stephen Joseph Theatre (25/02/13)
The Stephen Joseph Theatre has announced four plays by Alan Ayckbourn for its summer 2013 season. This will include the world premiere of his new 77th play Arrivals & Departures, a revival of Time Of My Life and the world premiere of two one act plays Chloë With Love and The Kidderminster Affair. Click here for initial details and here for more in-depth information.
Alan Ayckbourn in The Stage 100 (04/01/13)
The Stage newspaper has announced its annual guide to the most influential and powerful figures in British theatre with Alan Ayckbourn making the list again. Click here for more details.
Production begins on Life Of Riley film (04/01/13)
Production on Aimer, boire et chanter - a film adaptation of Alan Ayckbourn's play Life Of Riley by the acclaimed French director Alain Resnais - is scheduled to start in mid-January. Click here for more details.
Mercury Theatre to present Intimate Exchanges in 2013 (5/12/12)
The Mercury Theatre, Colchester, will be presenting four of the eight major permutations of Alan Ayckbourn's epic Intimate Exchanges in 2013 with Robin Herford directing. Click here for details.
Relaunch of and improvements to Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website (13/11/12)
The first phase of a complete relaunch of Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website has begun with the entire website being upgraded over the next 18 months. This upgrade will allow major new content to be added in the future as well facilitating improvements to the existing site. The website will be running normally throughout the upgrade but virtually every page will move to a new location; we apologise for any inconvenience but the new locations can be easily found from the regular website subsections. For further details of the changes, click here.
Ayckbourn season to be presented in Chicago in 2013 (19/09/12)
Chicago's Eclipse Theatre Company will dedicate its 2013 season to Alan Ayckbourn with productions of Woman In Mind, Bedroom Farce and Haunting Julia as well as play-readings and other events. Click here for further details.
Alan Ayckbourn to direct at ACT, Seattle, in 2013 (updated 12/07/12)
ACT in Seattle has announced that Alan Ayckbourn will be directing the North American premiere of Sugar Daddies in his West Coast directorial debut in 2013. Click here.