What's On

Until 28 March
Time Of My Life
Tabard Theatre, Chiswick

8 - 11 April
Life Of Riley (amateur)
Albrighton Primary School, Albrighton, Wolverhampton

11 April
The Norman Conquests (screening)
British Film Institute, London

22 - 24 April
Neighbourhood Watch (amateur)
Hightown Community Sports & Arts Centre, Concorde St, Luton

23 April - 16 May
Way Upstream
Chichester Festival Theatre

23 - 25 April
RolePlay (amateur)
Vernon Theatre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

28 April - 2 May
Absent Friends
Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

5 - 9 May
Absent Friends
Blackpool Grand Theatre

7 May - 27 June
Communicating Doors
Menier Chocolate Factory, London

11 - 13 May
Absent Friends
Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

14 - 16 May
Absent Friends
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

18 - 23 May
How The Other Half Loves (amateur)
Royalty Theatre, Sunderland

19 - 20 May
Absent Friends
Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

21 - 23 May
Absent Friends
Theatre Royal, Winchester

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

27th - 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

15 - 20 June
Absent Friends
Richmond Theatre

22 - 24 June
Absent Friends
Lyceum Crewe

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

  • Stephen Wood, Executive Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, who worked closely with Alan Ayckbourn both at the SJT and the National Theatre has announced he is moving on after 25 years with the company, click here.
  • The Menier Chocolate Factory in London is reviving Alan Ayckbourn’s Communicating Doors from 7 May - 27 June. Further details can be found here.
  • 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.
  • A new radio adaptation of Alan Ayckbourn’s The Norman Conquests trilogy is being broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 2.30pm on Saturday 14, 21 & 28 March.
  • 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.
  • The British Film Institute is screening the 1977 television adaptation of the trilogy during a single day on 11 April 2015. Click here for details.
  • 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.
  • Chichester Festival Theatre has announced Alan Ayckbourn’s Way Upstream as part of its Festival Season starring Sarah Parish & Nadia Fall. It is running from 23 April - 16 May (click here).
  • 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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