Ayckbourn Chronology: 1986

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Joins the National Theatre in London as a company director for two years.

> Despite the sabbatical from Scarborough, he remains the Artistic Director at the venue during his absence (with Robin Herford made responsible for the day-to-day running of the venue) and commits himself to returning to Scarborough and his home venue in 1988.

> Appointed Freeman of the Borough of Scarborough.

> Faber & Faber begin publishing Alan Ayckbourn's plays with
A Chorus Of Disapproval.

World premieres
Mere Soup Songs

Plays directed (non-Ayckbourn)
Tons Of Money
Playtext: A Chorus Of Disapproval
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Playtext: Woman In Mind
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Television: Season's Greetings
Broadcast: BBC1, 24 December
World Premiere: Mere Soup Songs
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: Revue
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

London Premiere: Woman In Mind
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Vaudeville Theatre, London

London Premiere: Mere Soup Songs
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: Revue
Venue: National Theatre, London

Revival: Time And Time Again
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

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