What's On

* directed by Alan Ayckbourn

Until 25 June
How The Other Half Loves
Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Until 21 May
Neighbourhood Watch (amateur)
Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford

18 - 21 May
Snake In The Grass (amateur)
Old Nick Theatre, Gainsborough

26 May - 2 July
Hero’s Welcome * (in repertory)
59E59 Theaters, New York

28 May - 3 July
Confusions * (in repertory)
59E59 Theaters, New York

1 - 4 June
Wildest Dreams (amateur)
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

9 June - 13 October (in repertory)
Damsels In Distress (GamePlan, FlatSpin & RolePlay)
Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry, Scotland

9 June - 12 October (in repertory)
Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry, Scotland

16 June - 12 October (in repertory)
Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry, Scotland

22 - 25 June
A Chorus Of Disapproval (amateur)
Assembly Rooms, Ludlow

23 June - 13 October (in repertory)
Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry, Scotland

27 June - 2 July
Premier Patrons event - including Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough (click

8 July - 7 October (in repertory)
The Karaoke Theatre Company *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

8 July - 7 October
Consuming Passions *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

21 - 23 July
A Chorus Of Disapproval (amateur)
The Compass Theatre, Ickenham

30 August - 3 September
Relatively Speaking
Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

5 - 10 September
Relatively Speaking
Theatre Royal, Brighton

8 September - 8 October (in repertory)
Henceforward… *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

10 - 17 September
Bedroom Farce
Farnsworth Little Theatre

12 - 17 September
Relatively Speaking
Oxford Playhouse

13, 15 & 17 (matinee) September
Invisible Friends (amateur)
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

14, 16, 17 September
Woman In Mind (amateur)
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

19 - 24 September
Relatively Speaking
Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

27 September - 1 October
Relatively Speaking
The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

29 September
A talk with Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, at 4.30pm

3 - 8 October
Relatively Speaking
Richmond Theatre

17 - 22 October
Relatively Speaking
The Lowry, Manchester

24 - 29 October
Relatively Speaking
Malvern Theatre, Malvern

27 - 29 October
Invisible Friends (amateur)
South Hill Park, Bracknell

27 - 29 October
Woman In Mind (amateur)
South Hull Park, Bracknell

14 - 19 November
Relatively Speaking
MK Theatre, Milton Keynes

6 - 10 December
Season’s Greetings (amateur)
The Playhouse, Northampton

24 - 28 January
Roundelay (amateur)
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

* Directed by Alan Ayckbourn

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  • A unique event - Premier Patrons - supporting new writing at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, will feature the chance to be involved in - literally - rehearsals for Alan Ayckbourn’s latest play The Karaoke Theatre Company as well as having the chance to join the playwright for a Q&A, a meal and many other exciting events. Click here to find out more.
  • Robert Powell and Liza Goddard are to appear in a UK tour of Relatively Speaking later this year, directed by Robin Herford. The tour will visit Leeds, Brighton, Oxford, Sheffield, Canterbury, Richmond, Manchester, Malvern and Milton Keynes with further details to be announced. Dates can be found in the left hand column.
  • Alan Ayckbourn’s home Stephen Joseph Theatre has announced its new Chief Executive Stephen Freeman. Stephen will be joining the recently announced Artistic Director Paul Robinson from the end of July at the company. More details here.
  • The West End revival of How The Other Half Loves has been critically acclaimed. It can be seen at the Theatre Royal Haymarket until 25 June and further information can be found here.
  • Alan Ayckbourn’s The Karaoke Theatre Company and Consuming Passions will premiere at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, this summer alongside a revival of his award-winning play Henceforward…. The Karaoke Theatre Company is in repertory from 8 July - 7 October with Consuming Passions (consisting of two one act plays Premonitions and Repercussions) from 5 August - 8 October. Henceforward…, can be seen from 8 September - 9 October. Further details about these plays can be found by clicking here and at www.sjt.uk.com.
  • An Events page has been added to the website, click here for details.
  • Alan Ayckbourn will be returning to the Brits Off Broadway festival in 2016 with his latest play Hero’s Welcome and a revival of Confusions. The plays will run in repertory from 26 May - 3 July May - 3 July and further details can be found at www.britsoffbroadway.com.
  • Alan Ayckbourn’s Official Website is delighted to announce its patronage of Dick & Lottie theatre company. Click here for details.
  • The Articles section of the website has been launched which features more than 200 articles by or about Alan Ayckbourn as well as interviews with the playwright.
  • 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.
  • Visit our sister-site Scarborough In The Round, celebrating the history of the theatre most associated with Alan Ayckbourn, the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough. Click here.
  • 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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