What's On

Until 17 October (in repertory)
Improbable Fiction
Pitlochry Festival Theatre

30 June - 1 July
Absent Friends
Theatre Royal, Margate

2 - 4 July
Absent Friends
Assembly Halls, Tunbridge Wells

6 - 11 July
Absent Friends
Derby Theatre

9 July - 26 September (in repertory)
Confusions *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

10 - 18 July
House & Garden (amateur)
Shaftesbury Arts Centre, Shaftesbury, Dorset

11 July - 13 September
SJT At 60 exhibition
Scarborough Art Gallery

12 July
Alan Ayckbourn in conversation with Paul Allen
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

13 - 18 July
Absent Friends
Cheltenham Everyman

17 July
An Evening of Stephen Joseph
(Talk with Dr Paul Elsam)
Scarborough Art Gallery

24th - 25th July
Private Fears In Public Places (amateur)
South Hill Park, Bracknell

28th July - 2nd August
Private Fears In Public Places (amateur)
The London Theatre, New Cross, London

4 September - 3 October
Hero’s Welcome (world premiere) *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

10 September
An Actress Remembers
(Talk with Heather Stoney)
Scarborough Art Gallery

27 September
The Divide: A narrative for voices (world premiere) *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

* Directed by Alan Ayckbourn

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  • A unique opportunity to hear Alan Ayckbourn’s latest work is being offered by the Stephen Joseph Theatre. The Divide is an epic narrative for voices which will have a one-off professional reading at the SJT in Scarborough on 27 September 2015. Further details can be found here.
  • London Classic Theatre will launch a second tour of its current, well-received touring production of Absent Friends for 14 weeks from August. Further details to follow.
  • Alan Ayckbourn will be in conversation with his biographer Paul Allen at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, at 3pm on Sunday 12 July. Further details at www.sjt.uk.com.
  • Booking for Alan Ayckbourn’s revival of Confusions and the world premiere of his new play Hero’s Welcome at the Stephen Joseph Theatre has now opened.
  • Alain Resnais’s final film, Life Of Riley - adapted from Alan Ayckbourn’s play - will be available on blu-ray / DVD in the UK from 25 May, click here for details. The film is now available on DVD and blu-ray in North America.
  • Scarborough Art Gallery will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Alan Ayckbourn’s home theatre with the exhibition SJT@60. It will run from 11 July - 13 September 2015 and include several accompanying events. Click here for more details.
  • Paul Elsam's book on Alan Ayckbourn's mentor Stephen Joseph: Theatre Pioneer & Provocateur is now available in softcover. Click here or here for details.
  • 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 acclaimed book The Crafty Art Of Playmaking has been published on Kindle as an ebook. Click here for details.
  • 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.
  • The Stage picked Unseen Ayckbourn by Simon Murgatroyd as one of its theatre books of 2013. Click here.
  • Website dedicated to Alan Ayckbourn's mentor, Stephen Joseph, launched (link).

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