Ayckbourn Chronology: 1988

Notable Events

With A View From The Bridge having transferred to the West End, is asked to direct a fourth play at the National Theatre to replace it in repertory. Directs John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's A Whore.

Returns to the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, following his two year sabbatical at the National Theatre.

Premieres Man Of The Moment at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, a play which features a swimming pool as part of the set.

Alan Strachan's production of How The Other Half Loves at the Greenwich Theatre transfers to London, making it the first Ayckbourn play to have a West End revival.

Woman in Mind receives its New York premieres with a production by Manhattan Theatre Club with Stockard Channing as Susan.

Faber publishes an updated edition of Ian Watson's Conversations With Ayckbourn.

Samuel French publishes Henceforward…, A Small Family Business and The Norman Conquests.

World premieres

Man Of The Moment; Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays

Plays directed (non-Ayckbourn)

'Tis Pity She's A Whore; Eden End; The Parasol; The Haunt Of Mr Fossett; The Ballroom

Notable Productions

World Premiere: Man Of The Moment
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

World Premiere: Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

London Premiere: Henceforward...
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Vaudeville Theatre, London

London Revival: How The Other Half Loves
Director: Alan Strachan
Venue: Duke Of York's Theatre, London

New York Premiere: Woman In Mind
Director: Lynne Meadow
Venue: Manhattan Theatre Club

Revival: Henceforward...
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

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