What's On

* directed by Alan Ayckbourn

17 - 21 January
Snake In The Grass (amateur)
Halifax Playhouse

19 - 28 January
Henceforward… *
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

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

6 - 11 February
Henceforward… *
Royal & Derngate, Northampton

7 - 11 February
Bedroom Farce (amateur)
Theatro Technis, Camden

13 - 18 February
Henceforward… *
Theatre Royal, Windsor

21 - 25 February
Roundelay (amateur)
New Wimbledon Studio Theatre, Wimbledon

22 - 25 February
Henceforward… *
Cambridge Arts Theatre

22 - 26 February
The Boy Who Fell Into A Book (amateur)
Forum Studio Theatre, Chester

26 February - 4 March
Time & Time Again (amateur)
The Little Theatre, Leicester

3 - 4 March
Woman In Mind (amateur)
Brentwood Theatre, Brentwood

10 - 13 May
Bedroom Farce (amateur)
Netherton Arts Centre, Netherton, Dudley

11 - 13 May
Neighbourhood Watch (amateur)
Moot House, Harlow

22 May
Eighty Plays On: A Talk With Alan Ayckbourn
British Library, London
(Public tickets available from March)

22 - 27 May
Sisterly Feelings (amateur)
Bingley Little Theatre, Bingley

25 May - 1 July
House & Garden
Watermill Theatre, Bagnor, Newbury

15 June - 12 October (in repertory)
Absurd Person Singular
Pitlochry Festival Theatre

10 - 17 September
Inner Circle event
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

* Directed by Alan Ayckbourn

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News Headlines

  • Alan Ayckbourn's home theatre has announced a special eight day event from 10 - 17 September 2017. The Inner Circle at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, will begin and end with special gala events with the playwright celebrating his 60th anniversary with the company. There'll also be a chance to see three plays including both Alan Ayckbourn's 2017 productions as well as exclusive workshops, talks and behind the scenes events. Places are strictly limited and further details can be found here.
  • The website is marking the 60th anniversary of Alan Ayckbourn joining the Stephen Joseph Theatre (then the Library Theatre) with a weekly, year-by-year feature on the Ayckbourn Blog.
  • Alan Ayckbourn will be giving a talk entitled Eighty Plays On at the British Library on 22 May at 7pm. Tickets are available now to members of the Royal Society Of Literature with public tickets going on sale in March from the British Library.
  • Unseen Ayckbourn: Illustrated Edition by Simon Murgatroyd is now available - revised and updated for 2017 - and featuring illustrations from the Ayckbourn Archive. Click here.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's revival of Henceforward… begins a UK tour at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, from 19 - 28 January (click here). It will also be visiting the Royal & Derngate, Northampton (6 - 11 February), Theatre Royal Windsor (13 - 18 February) and Cambridge Arts Theatre (22 - 25 February).
  • A new section has been added to Plays looking at works Alan Ayckbourn has been contributed to, click here to find out more.
  • You can now support the website by sponsoring a play, visit this page for more details.
  • 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.
  • Visit our sister-sites Scarborough In The Round - celebrating the history of the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough and Stephen Joseph - a website dedicated to Alan Ayckbourn's greatest influence.

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