Ayckbourn Chronology: 1990

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Alan directs his first production of a play by Shakespeare with Othello at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, starring Michael Gambon.

> Receives the Evening Standard Best Comedy Award for
Man Of The Moment.

> Michael Gambon, Ken Stott, Claire Skinner and Elizabeth Bell join the Scarborough company for
Othello and Taking Steps.

> The BBC broadcast an episode of the flagship arts programme,
Omnibus, dedicated to Alan Ayckbourn to coincide with the London premiere of Man Of The Moment.

World premieres
Body Language; This Is Where We Came In; Callisto 5

Plays directed (non-Ayckbourn)
Othello; Three Men In A Boat; Abiding Passions
Playtext: Man Of The Moment
Publisher: Faber & Faber

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

Radio: Joking Apart
Broadcast: BBC Radio 3, 9 February

Radio: The Norman Conquests
Broadcast: BBC Radio, 30 August

Documentary: Omnibus - Sex, Politics And Alan Ayckbourn
Broadcast: BBC1, 13 February

Documentary: Arena - Peggy And Her Playwrights
Broadcast: BBC2, 17 March
World Premiere: Body Language
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

World Premiere: This Is Where We Came In
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

World Premiere: Callisto 5
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

London Premiere: Man Of The Moment
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Globe Theatre, London

London Revival: Absurd Person Singular
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Aldwych Theatre, London

Revival: Taking Steps
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough

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