Ayckbourn Chronology: 1985

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Wins his first Olivier Award for A Chorus Of Disapproval (Best Comedy). The play also receives the Evening Standard and DRAMA Awards for Best Comedy.

> Peter Hall, Artistic Director of the National Theatre, asks Alan to consider working as a company director at the National Theatre.

World premieres
Woman In Mind; Tons Of Money; Boy Meets Girl / Girl Meets Boy

Plays directed (non-Ayckbourn)
The Brontes Of Haworth; Imaginary Lines; Tons Of Money
Playtext: Intimate Exchanges (volume 1)
Publisher: Samuel French

Playtext: Intimate Exchanges (volume 2)
Publisher: Samuel French

Collection: Joking Apart & Other Plays
Publisher: Proscenium Publishing

Television: Absent Friends
Broadcast: BBC1, 29 September

Television: Absurd Person Singular
Broadcast: BBC1, 1 January

Radio: Confusions
Broadcast: BBC World Service, 21 April

Radio: Season's Greetings
Broadcast: BBC Radio, 28 December
World Premiere: Woman In Mind
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

World Premiere: Tons Of Money
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: Adaptation
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

World Premiere: Boy Meets Girl / Girl
Meets Boy

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: Revue
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

London Premiere: A Chorus Is Disapproval
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: National Theatre, London

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