What's On

3 - 28 March
Time Of My Life
Tabard Theatre, Chiswick

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

3 - 7 March
How The Other Half Loves (amateur)
The Players’ Theatre, Thame

6 March
Life Of Riley (film)
UK Cinemas (limited release)

6 - 18 March
Life Of Riley (film)
British Film Institute, London

From 7 March
Private Fears In Public Places
Teatro Del Anglo, Montevideo, Uruguay

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

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

28 - 30 May
Absent Friends
Connaught Theatre, Worthing

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
Confusions *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

11 July - 13 September
SJT At 60 exhibition
Scarborough Art Gallery

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Alain Resnais’s final film, an adaptation of Alan Ayckbourn’s play Life Of Riley, is to be released into UK cinemas on 6 March 2015. Click here for details.
  • Alan Ayckbourn’s play Arrivals & Departures has been listed in Time magazine’s Top Ten Shows of 2014. click here to read.
  • 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.
  • 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, is 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.
  • Network's website has 20 facts about the TV adaptation of The Norman Conquests, 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.
  • 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.
  • Website dedicated to Alan Ayckbourn's mentor, Stephen Joseph, launched (link).

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