What's On

* directed by Alan Ayckbourn

Until 7 October (in repertory)

Alan Ayckbourn's The Karaoke Theatre Company *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Until 8 October
Consuming Passions *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Until 1 October
How The Other Half Loves
Duke Of York's Theatre, London

Until 13 October
(in repertory)
Damsels In Distress (GamePlan, FlatSpin & RolePlay)
Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitlochry, Scotland

27 August - 3 September
Absurd Person Singular (amateur)
Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich

30 August - 3 September
Relatively Speaking
Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

5 - 10 September
Relatively Speaking
Theatre Royal, Brighton

7 - 9 September
Time Of My Life (amateur)
Hen & Chicken, Southville, Bristol

8 September - 8 October (in repertory)
Henceforward… *
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

10 - 17 September
Bedroom Farce
Farnsworth Little Theatre

12 - 17 September
Relatively Speaking
Oxford Playhouse

13, 15 & 17 (matinee) September
Invisible Friends (amateur)
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

14, 16, 17 September
Woman In Mind (amateur)
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

19 - 24 September
Relatively Speaking
Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

27 September - 1 October
Relatively Speaking
The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

27 September - 1 October
Bedroom Farce
Wakefield Little Theatre

29 September
A talk with Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, at 4.30pm

3 - 8 October
Relatively Speaking
Richmond Theatre

10 - 15 October
Relatively Speaking
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

11 - 29 October (in repertory)
Henceforward… *
New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme

14 - 29 October (in repertory)
Alan Ayckbourn's Karaoke Theatre Company *
New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme

15 October
Invisible Friends (amateur)
The Coach House Theatre, Malvern

15 October
Woman In Mind (amateur)
The Coach House Theatre, Malvern

17 - 22 October
Relatively Speaking
The Lowry, Manchester

24 - 29 October
Relatively Speaking
Malvern Theatre, Malvern

27 - 29 October
Invisible Friends (amateur)
South Hill Park, Bracknell

27 - 29 October
Woman In Mind (amateur)
South Hull Park, Bracknell

31 October - 5 November
Relatively Speaking
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

1 - 12 November
Henceforward… *
The Old Laundry, Bowness-on-Windermere

7 - 12 November
Relatively Speaking
Cambridge Arts Theatre

14 - 19 November
Relatively Speaking
MK Theatre, Milton Keynes

28 November - 3 December
Relatively Speaking
Theatre Royal Bath

6 - 10 December
Season’s Greetings (amateur)
The Playhouse, Northampton

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

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

* Directed by Alan Ayckbourn

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News Headlines

  • Alan Ayckbourn's forthcoming revival of Henceforward… will tour to the New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme, from 11 - 29 October (click here), The Old Laundry, Bowness-On-Windermere, from 1 - 12 November (click here) and the Yvonne Aranud Theatre, Guildford, from 19 - 28 January (click here).
  • New section added to Plays looking at works Alan Ayckbourn has been contributed to, click here to find out more.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's Archivist, Simon Murgatroyd, will be talking about the playwright and his plays Woman In Mind & Invisible Friends at the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield, on Saturday 17 September. Click here for details.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's new play Consuming Passions - a play in two parts - is now running at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, until 8 October. Click here for further details and visit www.sjt.uk.com for booking details.
  • Alan Ayckbourn's latest work The Karaoke Theatre Company, can now be seen at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, in repertory until 7 October. Further details can be found at ww.sjt.uk.com.
  • A major private Ayckbourn collection - The Michael T. Mooney Archive - has been donated to the Ayckbourn Archive and will be featured throughout this website. Click here for details.
  • You can now support the website by sponsoring a play on the website, visit this page for more details.
  • The West End revival of Alan Ayckbourn's How The Other Half Loves has extended its run by 12 weeks and will be moving to the Duke Of York's Theatre. The acclaimed production can be seen until 1 October. Tickets and further details can be found here.
  • Robert Powell and Liza Goddard are to appear in a UK tour of Relatively Speaking later this year, directed by Robin Herford. Venues and dates can be found in the left hand column.
  • Alan Ayckbourn will be reviving his award-winning play Henceforward… at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, from 8 September - 9 October. Further details can be found at www.sjt.uk.com.
  • An Events page has been added to the website, click here for 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.
  • 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.
  • Visit our sister-site Scarborough In The Round, celebrating the history of the theatre most associated with Alan Ayckbourn, the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough. Click here.
  • 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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