Ayckbourn Chronology: 1959

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Premiere of first professionally produced play, The Square Cat, at the Library Theatre, Scarborough on 30 July. This was written under the pseudonym Roland Allen.

> Plays Stanley in Harold Pinter's self-directed second production of
The Caretaker, which has a short tour with Studio Theatre Ltd.

> Marries the actress Christine Roland at Chelsea Old Church on 9 May.

> Birth of first son, Steven.

> Called up for his National Service assessment, scoring 1/100; a ploy to avoid National Service flawed only by the fact his academic record was outstanding! He would be called for National Service in 1960.

World premieres
The Square Cat; Love After All

Professional acting
The Birthday Party; Bell, Book And Candle; Easter; The Square Cat; Frankenstein
World Premiere: The Square Cat
Director: Stephen Joseph
Venue: Library Theatre, Scarborough

World Premiere: Love After All
Director: Stephen Joseph
Venue: Library Theatre, Scarborough

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