Ayckbourn Chronology: 2000

Notable Events

Directs House & Garden at the National Theatre; his first non 'family' play at the venue since 1987.

Comic Potential receives its New York premiere with the actress Janie Dee reprising her Olivier Award winning role of Jacie Triplethree.

Collaborates with the composer Denis King on their first full length musical together, Whenever.

BBC Radio broadcast Woman In Mind.

Revives Bedroom Farce at the Stephen Joseph Theatre marking the first time he has directed it in-the-round and also the first production to be staged in both The Round and The McCarthy auditoriums.

The Boy Who Fell Into A Book, House & Garden and Gizmo published by Faber & Faber. The Champion Of Paribanou and Gizmo published by Samuel French.

LA Theater Works adapted Just Between Ourselves as an audio play.

Artsworld channel broadcasts documentary Biography: Alan Ayckbourn.

World premieres

Virtual Reality; Whenever

Notable Productions

World Premiere: Virtual Reality
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

World Premiere: Whenever
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

London Premiere: House & Garden
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: National Theatre, London

New York Premiere: Comic Potential
Director: John Tillinger
Venue: Manhattan Theatre Club

Revival: Bedroom Farce
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Tour: Virtual Reality
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: Stephen Joseph Theatre

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