Ayckbourn Chronology: 1978

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Directs Ten Times Table at the Globe Theatre, London. This marks the first time he has directed a play in the West End.

> Collaborates with the composer Paul Todd to create their first musical revue,
Men On Women On Men.

> A survey by the Arts Council reveals
The Norman Conquests was the most performed play in British subsidised regional Theatres between April 1977 and March 1978.

World premieres
Joking Apart; Men On Women On Men

Plays directed (non-Ayckbourn)
Rookery Nook; Travelling Hopefully; Patriotic Bunting
Playtext: Bedroom Farce
Publisher: Samuel French

Playtext: Just Between Ourselves
Publisher: Samuel French

Television: Just Between Ourselves
Broadcast: ITV, 23 July

Original Cast Recording: Men On Women On Men
Publisher: Stephen Joseph Theatre

Documentary: A Sense Of Theatre
Broadcast: HTV, 12 October

Documentary: Calendar - The Best Sellers
Broadcast: ITV, 7 August
World Premiere: Joking Apart
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

World Premiere: Men On Women On Men
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

London Premiere: Ten Times Table
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Globe Theatre, London

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