Ayckbourn


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Ayckbourn

(ˈeɪkbɔːn)
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(Biography) Sir Alan. born 1939, English dramatist. His plays include Absurd Person Singular (1973), the trilogy The Norman Conquests (1974), A Chorus of Disapproval (1985), House and Garden (2000), and Private Fears in Public Places (2004)
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Williams Creatives prepares to take the stage again with Communicating Doors written by Alan Ayckbourn which will debut at the Sue Townsend Theatre in Leicester this month.
BIRTHDAYS: Sir Alan Ayckbourn, playwright, 80; Herbie Hancock, jazz pianist, 79; Ed O'Neill, actor, 73; George Robertson, former Nato secretary-general, 73; Dan Lauria, actor, 72; David Letterman, former chat show host, 72; Scott Turow, novelist, 70; Andy Garcia, actor, 63; Shannen Doherty, actress, 48; Claire Danes, actress, 40; Brian McFadden, singer, 39.
The company, which specialises in producing the works of playwright Alan Ayckbourn, recently took the plunge and turned professional.
The good news about this well-established Alan Ayckbourn comedy is that all the cast (led by that fine actor Robert Powell and the equally accomplished Liza Goddard) rise well to Ayckbourn's inanities, and I must say the first night audience ate it up with relish.
Classic Alan Ayckbourn play Snake in the Grass is in town until tomorrow.
The People's Theatre in Newcastle has opened its new season with the Alan Ayckbourn's comedy A Chorus of Disapproval.
What begins as a well-intentioned scheme for a safer community ends in violence and acrimony in Alan Ayckbourn's provocative modern social comedy.
Things We Do For Love, Newcastle Theatre Royal until Saturday ALAN Ayckbourn's comedy springs from the buttoned-up nature of the English middle classes and those Hyacinth Buckets who aspire to join their seemingly comfortable ranks.
Next week she will be on stage at the Theatre Royal in her first play, Alan Ayckbourn's Things We Do For Love.
IN SIR Alan Ayckbourn's plays there are no "stars".
"IT'S ONE OF MY LOST PLAYS that I feel we can bring back," says British playwright Alan Ayckbourn of 2003's Sugar Daddies, which will make its U.S.
Alan Ayckbourn's trilogy of plays - Table Manners, Living Together and Round and Round the Garden - is domestic disharmony writ in large and glorious script.