Ayckbourn Chronology: 1957

Notable Events

During 1957, Alan Ayckbourn…

worked at Connaught Theatre, Worthing, as an student Assistant Stage Manager and with the Leatherhead Theatre Club.

saw theatre-in-the-round for the first time with a performance of Huis Clois by Stephen Joseph's Studio Theatre company at the Mahatma Gandhi Hall, London, on 14 April. This marked his first encounter with the company he will be associated with for the majority of his life.

joined Studio Theatre Ltd at the Library Theatre, Scarborough, for the summer season as an assistant stage manager and actor.

joined Oxford Theatre for the winter season.

wrote a number of unproduced plays (between 1957 and 1959) which included: The Season; Relative Values; Mind Over Murder; The Party Game. Most of these plays are now lost and none have been performed.
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Professional Acting

Flare Path
Leatherhead Theatre Club
The Happiest Days Of Your Life
(Hopcroft Mi)
Leatherhead Theatre Club
The Rainmaker
(Jim Curry)
Leatherhead Theatre Club
South Sea Bubble
Leatherhead Theatre Club
She Stoops To Conquer
Leatherhead Theatre Club
An Inspector Calls
(Eric Birling)
The Library Theatre, Scarborough
The Ornamental Hermit
(Jack Bensted)
The Library Theatre, Scarborough
Under Milk Wood
(First Drowned / Willy Nilly)
Oxford Playhouse
Life With My Father
Oxford Playhouse
Mademoiselle Jaire
(Carpenter's Apprentice)
Oxford Playhouse
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