Ayckbourn Chronology: 1973

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Writes The Norman Conquests trilogy of plays apparently as a result of an off-hand and not entirely serious comment to a journalist in 1972 that his next project would be a play trilogy.

> Receives his first major theatre award with the Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy for
Absurd Person Singular.

> Samuel French publishes its first play by Alan Ayckbourn with
Time And Time Again.

World premieres
Fancy Meeting You (later retitled: Table Manners); Make Yourself At Home (later retitled: Living Together); Round And Round The Garden
Playtext: Time And Time Again
Publisher: Samuel French
World Premiere: Fancy Meeting You (The Norman Conquests)
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Library Theatre, Scarborough
Note: Subsequently retitled
Table Manners

World Premiere: Make Yourself At Home (The Norman Conquests)
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Library Theatre, Scarborough
Note: Subsequently retitled
Living Together

World Premiere: Round And Round The Garden (The Norman Conquests)
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Library Theatre, Scarborough

London Premiere: Absurd Person Singular
Director: Eric Thompson
Venue: Criterion Theatre, London

Tour: How The Other Half Loves
Director: Robin Midgley
Producer: Bill Kenwright

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