Ayckbourn Chronology: 1983

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Arts Council Cultural Trends report claims "Ayckbourn more popular than Shakespeare"; statistically and in context, the report shows he was the most watched and performed playwright in the UK in subsidised regional theatre between 1981 and 1983.

World premieres
It Could Be Any One Of Us; Incidental Music; Backnumbers

Plays directed (non-Ayckbourn)
At The End Of The Day; Before Your Very Eyes; Thark
Playtext: Confusions
Publisher: Methuen

Playtext: Ernie's Incredible Illucinations
Publisher: Longman

Playtext: Way Upstream
Publisher: Samuel French

Publication: Alan Ayckbourn - Modern Dramatists
by Michael Billington (Macmillan)

Documentary: Backstage
Broadcast: BBC1, April
World Premiere: It Could Be Any One Of Us
Directo
r: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

World Premiere: Incidental Music
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: Revue
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

World Premiere: Backnumbers
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: Grey Play (unpublished / not
available to produce)
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

London Premiere: Making Tracks
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Greenwich Theatre, London

Tour: Time And Time Again
Director: Kim Grant
Description: Full length play
Producer: Bill Kenwright

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