What's On

Until 27 June
Communicating Doors
Menier Chocolate Factory, London

25 - 30 May
If I Were You (Amateur)
Bingley Arts Centre

26 - 27 May
Absent Friends
King's Theatre, Southsea

27 - 30 May
Private Fears In Public Places (amateur)
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

27 - 30 May
Neighbourhood Watch (amateur)
Astor Community Theatre, Deal, Kent

28 - 30 May
Absent Friends
Connaught Theatre, Worthing

28 May - 17 October (in repertory)
Improbable Fiction
Pitlochry Festival Theatre

1 - 6 June
Absent Friends
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmonds

8 - 13 June
Absent Friends
Belgrade Theatre, Conventry

9 - 13 June
Woman In Mind (amateur)
Dixon Studio, Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea

15 - 20 June
Absent Friends
Richmond Theatre

22 - 24 June
Absent Friends
Lyceum Crewe

23 - 27 June
Joking Apart
Theatre Royal Windsor

23rd - 27th June
Private Fears In Public Places (amateur)
The Kings Arms, Salford

25 - 27 June
Absent Friends
Greenwich 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

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

20 August
An Actress Remembers
(Talk with Heather Stoney)
Scarborough Art Gallery

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

* Directed by Alan Ayckbourn

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News Headlines

  • Alan Ayckbourn’s Communicating Doors has opened at the Menier Chocolate Factory, click here for the critics’ reactions. It is running until 27 June.
  • 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.
  • London Classic Theatre has announced an extensive UK tour of Alan Ayckbourn's classic play Absent Friends in spring 2015. Details can be found in the left-hand listings column on this page.
  • 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.
  • Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 1 - 5 are now available as ebooks on Kindle. They can be found in the Shop section.
  • 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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