Ayckbourn Chronology: 1979

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Steps down from Yorkshire Arts Association citing work commitments.

> BBC North records Alan Ayckbourn's revue
Men On Women On Men, directed by Alan.

> Writes the first of his chance plays with
Sisterly Feelings in which a toss of a coin decides a choice of scenes.

> Receives the Plays & Players Award for best Comedy with
Joking Apart.

World premieres
Sisterly Feelings; Taking Steps

Plays directed (non-Ayckbourn)
Tishoo; The Seagull; Saint Trixie; Double Double; The Crucible
Playtext: Joking Apart
Publisher: Samuel French

Collection: Joking Apart & Other Plays
Publisher: Chatto & Windus

Collection: Three Plays
Publisher: Penguin

Television: Men On Women On Men
Broadcast: BBC1, 2 February

Radio: Confusions (Mother Figure)
Broadcast: BBC Radio 4, 14 September
World Premiere: Sisterly Feelings
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

World Premiere: Taking Steps
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

London Premiere: Joking Apart
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Globe Theatre, London

New York Premiere: Bedroom Farce
Directors: Alan Ayckbourn / Peter Hall
Venue: Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York

Tour: Ten Times Table
Director: Not known
Producer: Bill Kenwright

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