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Updates to the listings will resume on 12 October 2015

Until 26 September
(in repertory)
Confusions *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

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

Until 17 October
(in repertory)
Improbable Fiction
Pitlochry Festival Theatre

21 - 26 September
Absent Friends
Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham

23 - 26 September
Henceforward… (amateur)
Codsall Village Hall, Codsall, Wolverhampton

27 September
The Divide: A narrative for voices (world premiere) *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

28 Sept - 3 October
Absent Friends
Everyman, Cork

6 - 24 October
Confusions * / Hero’s Welcome * (in repertory)
The New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme

6 - 10 October
Absent Friends
Windsor Theatre Royal

7 - 10 October
Family Circles (amateur)
Hampton Hill Playhouse, Hampton Hill, Middlesex

13 - 14 October
Absent Friends
South Hill Park, Bracknell

15 - 17 October
Absent Friends
Norwich Playhouse

19 - 21 October
Absent Friends
Princess Theatre, Torquay

21 - 24 October
Neighbourhood Watch (amateur)
TADS Theatre, Toddington, Bedfordshire

23 - 24 October
Absent Friends
Queen's Hall, Hexham

27 - 31 October
Absent Friends
Swansea Grand Theatre

3 - 14 November
Confusions * / Hero’s Welcome * (in repertory)
The Old Laundry, Bowness-on-Windermere

3 - 4 November
Absent Friends
Grove Theatre, Dunstable

5 - 7 November
Absent Friends
Beck Theatre, Hayes

9 - 14 November
Absent Friends
New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

16 - 18 November
Absent Friends
Royal Spa, Leamington Spa

19 - 21 November
Absent Friends
Playhouse, Weston-Super-Mare

13 - 23 January 2016
Confusions * / Hero’s Welcome * (in repertory)
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

* Directed by Alan Ayckbourn

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  • Alan Ayckbourn’s new play, Hero’s Welcome, and his acclaimed revival of Confusions can be seen at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, until 3 October before touring to the New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme, between 6 - 24 October, the Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere, between 3 - 14 November and to the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, between 13 - 23 January 2016.
  • London Classic Theatre is touring Alan Ayckbourn’s Absent Friends for the second time this year. The extensive UK tour runs until 22 November. Tour dates and venues can be found in the listings on this page or by visiting the LCT website here.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Our sister-site Scarborough In The Round, celebrating the history of the theatre most associated with Alan Ayckbourn, has been launched. Click here.
  • 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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