Ayckbourn Chronology: 1982

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Began writing Intimate Exchanges, an epic play cycle with 16 possible permutations. It will take more than a year to write and produce in its entirety.

> Tours with his Scarborough company
to the Alley Theatre, Houston, with
Absent Friends and Way Upstream, which opens without a hitch, unlike...

>
Way Upstream opens at the National Theatre after several delays and technical difficulties which at one point see the water tank burst, leading to the National Theatre temporarily closing.

>
Taking Steps is named as the most
performed play in Germany in 1982 with
462 performances.

World premieres
Intimate Exchanges; A Trip To Scarborough

Plays directed (non-Ayckbourn)
Saturday, Sunday, Monday
Playtext: How The Other Half Loves
Publisher: Samuel French

Playtext: Suburban Strains
Publisher: Samuel French

Collection: Joking Apart & Other Plays
Publisher: Penguin

Documentary: Omnibus
Broadcast: BBC1, 24 January
World Premiere: Intimate Exchanges
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

World Premiere: A Trip To Scarborough
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: Adaptation
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

London Premiere: Way Upstream
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: National Theatre, London

London Premiere: Season's Greetings
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Greenwich Theatre / Apollo Theatre, London

American Premiere: Way Upstream
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Alley Theatre, Houston

Revival: Making Tracks
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

Revival: Absent Friends
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Alley Theatre, Houston

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