What's On


21 - 22 October
Bedroom Farce
Park & Dare, Treorchy

23 October
Bedroom Farce
Arts Centre, Aberystwyth

24 October
Bedroom Farce
Stiwt Theatre, Wrexham

30 October
Bedroom Farce
Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea

4 - 15 November
Roundelay *
The Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere

4 - 8 November
Drowning On Dry Land (amateur)
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

5 November
Bedroom Farce
Theatr Halliwell, Carmarthen

6 - 8 November
Bedroom Farce
Richard Burton Theatre, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff

19 - 22 November
Time Of My Life
New Playhouse Theatre, Deansgate, Manchester

26 - 29 November
Season's Greetings (amateur)
Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham

16 - 20 December
Season's Greetings (amateur)
Bridewell Theatre, off Fleet Street, London

21 - 31 January, 2015
Roundelay *
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

24 - 28 January, 2015
Roundelay *
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

3 - 7 March, 2015
Neighbourhood Watch (amateur)
Gladstone Theatre, Port Sunlight, Wirral

28 April - 2 May, 2015
Absent Friends
Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

5 - 9 May, 2015
Absent Friends
Blackpool Grand Theatre

11 - 13 May, 2015
Absent Friends
Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

14 - 16 May, 2015
Absent Friends
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

18 - 23 May, 2015
How The Other Half Loves (amateur)
Royalty Theatre, Sunderland

19 - 20 May, 2015
Absent Friends
Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

21 - 23 May, 2015
Absent Friends
Theatre Royal, Winchester

26 - 27 May, 2015
Absent Friends
King's Theatre, Southsea

28 - 30 May, 2015
Absent Friends
Connaught Theatre, Worthing

1 - 6 June, 2015
Absent Friends
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmonds

8 - 13 June, 2015
Absent Friends
Belgrade Theatre, Conventry

15 - 20 June, 2015
Absent Friends
Richmond Theatre

22 - 24 June, 2015
Absent Friends
Lyceum Crewe

25 - 27 June, 2015
Absent Friends
Greenwich Theatre

30 June - 1 July, 2015
Absent Friends
Theatre Royal, Margate

2 - 4 July, 2015
Absent Friends
Assembly Halls, Tunbridge Wells

6 - 11 July, 2015
Absent Friends
Derby Theatre

13 - 18 July, 2015
Absent Friends
Chelthenham Everyman

9 July - 26 September, 2015
Confusions *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

3 September - 3 October, 2015
Hero’s Welcome (world premiere) *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

* Directed by Alan Ayckbourn

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News Headlines

  • Alan Ayckbourn will be reviving Confusions at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in 2015 alongside the world premiere of his 79th play, Hero’s Welcome.
  • 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.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's latest play Roundelay will be touring in 2015. Venues confirmed are the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, and the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham (see left hand column for 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.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's new play Roundelay is touring to the Old Laundry, Bowness-on-Windermere, from 4 - 15 November.
  • Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 1 is now available as an ebook on Kindle. The volume includes the plays A Small Family Business, A Chorus Of Disapproval, Henceforward... and Man Of The Moment. Details can be found here.
  • 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.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's plays Woman In Mind, Communicating Doors, The Boy Who Fell Into A Book, Invisible Friends and the Damsels In Distress trilogy have now been published on Kindle as ebooks. Visit the Shop for details.
  • Network's website has 20 facts about the TV adaptation of The Norman Conquests, click here.
  • The play collections Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 2 and Plays 3 have now been published as ebooks.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's National Theatre platform from April 2014 now available for streaming here.
  • Alain Resnais's film of Alan Ayckbourn's Life Of Riley has been picked up for theatrical and home-video release in the USA.
  • 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.
  • Paul Allen's Alan Ayckbourn biography Grinning At The Edge now available as an ebook (click here).
  • The Stage picked Unseen Ayckbourn by Simon Murgatroyd as one of its theatre books of 2013. Click here.
  • 2014 marks both Alan Ayckbourn's 75th birthday and the 50th anniversary of his West End debut.
  • Website dedicated to Alan Ayckbourn's mentor, Stephen Joseph, launched (link).
  • Samuel French celebrating Alan Ayckbourn's 75th birthday and 50 years of West End productions in 2014 (link).
  • University of York launches Alan Ayckbourn Resource Pack (link).

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