Ayckbourn Chronology: 2017

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Celebrates 60th anniversary of joining the Library Theatre (the Stephen Joseph Theatre) in 1957.

> His narrative for voices,
The Divide, is staged as a co-production between Edinburgh International Festival & The Old Vic; the first Ayckbourn piece to have been performed at the festival. It then transfer to The Old Vic in London.

> Revives the musical
By Jeeves to mark the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere.

> Gives a talk at the British Library for the Royal Society Of Literature about his career as a writer.

> 50th anniversary of the death of his mentor, Stephen Joseph.

World premieres
A Brief History Of Women
World Premiere: A Brief History of Women
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre

World Premiere (staged): The Divide
Director: Annabel Bolton
Venue: King's Theatre, Edinburgh

London Premiere: The Divide
Director: Annabel Bolton
Venue: The Old Vic

Tour: Henceforward…
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: Stephen Joseph Theatre

Tour: How The Other Half Loves
Director: Alan Strachan
Producer: Bill Kenwright

Revival: Taking Steps
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre

Revival: By Jeeves
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: The Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere

Revival: The Norman Conquests
Director: Blanche McIntyre
Venue: Chichester Festival Theatre


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