Ayckbourn Chronology: 1978

Notable Events

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.

Just Between Ourselves is adapted for television by Yorkshire Television to mark the company's 10th anniversary.

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.

Bedroom Farce and Just Between Ourselves published by Samuel French.

Featured in the ITV documentaries A Sense Of Theatre and Calendar - The Best Sellers.

World premieres

Joking Apart; Men On Women On Men

Plays directed (non-Ayckbourn)

Rookery Nook; Travelling Hopefully; Patriotic Bunting

Notable Productions

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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