Resources & Research: Copyright

Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website is a research resource, but we do ask that users respect the copyright of the creators found within the pages of the site. Nothing should be reproduced from this website in a publicly accessible form (online or offline) without permission of the copyright holders.

The use - and misuse - particularly of images is a major issue on the internet and we respectfully ask visitors to this site to respect the copyright of the photographers and image rights holders whose work is featured within this site. To that end, we respectfully ask that no images are reproduced from the entirety of this website without written permission of the specified copyright holder. Any unauthorised reproduction will be reported to the copyright holder.

Frequently asked questions relating to copyright and reproduction of material can also be found on the website


All material in the Ayckbourn Archive and held within the entirety of Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website, its subdomains and affiliated sites is copyright of the respective author(s) and should not be reproduced without the permission of the respective copyright holder and must always be credited if such permission is given.

The main copyright holder of written material on this website is Haydonning Ltd - which includes all material by Alan Ayckbourn as well as his Archivist Simon Murgatroyd. Further information about reproducing material from the website can be obtained by contacting the Archivist via
Contact / Enquires.

Please note, images on this website may
not be reproduced in any form without written permission from the respective copyright holder.

Reproducing Images

Images must not be reproduced from Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website without express permission of the copyright holder.

Important: No images on this website are considered to be in the public domain; all images are under copyright and should not be reproduced or stored in any format without permission. This website will report immediately any misuse of images to the respective copyright holder.

If you have any queries about copyright or image reproduction, please contact us via
Copyright Enquires.

Reproducing Written Material

If written permission is received to reproduce written material from the website (specifically written material by Alan Ayckbourn and / or Simon Murgatroyd), it is dependent on the following provisos.

Attribution - You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor - but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work.

- You may not use the work for commercial purposes unless agreed by the copyright holder; a fee may be incurred for reproducing work for commercial purposes.

No Derivative Works - You may not alter, transform, or build upon the work without written consent of the copyright holder.

If you have any queries about copyright or written material reproduction, please contact us via Copyright Enquires.