Ayckbourn Chronology: 2001

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Receives the Sunday Times Award For Literary Excellence.

> Directs on Broadway for the first time with a production of
By Jeeves at the Helen Hayes Theatre in New York.

> The first authorised biography of Alan Ayckbourn,
Grinning At The Edge by Paul Allen, is published.

> The first
Ayckbourn And The Round event is held at the Stephen Joseph Theatre.

> www.alanayckbourn.net is launched by Simon Murgatroyd as The Alan Ayckbourn Resource Guide.

> Alan's 2000 production of
Bedroom Farce is re-directed for the endstage to tour. It becomes the first play at the Stephen Joseph Theatre to be staged in both The Round and the end-stage The McCarthy spaces.

World premieres
GamePlan; FlatSpin; RolePlay (the Damsels In Distress trilogy)
Publication: Alan Ayckbourn - Grinning At The Edge
by Paul Allen (Methuen)

Television: By Jeeves
CBC, broadcast date unknown

Cast Recording: By Jeeves (New York production)
Publisher: Universal / Decca

Documentary: Masterclass - Alan Ayckbourn
Broadcast: Artsworld, broadcast date unknown

Documentary: Ayckbourn's GamePlan
Broadcast: Artsworld, broadcast date unknown

DVD: Sweet Revenge (The Revengers' Comedies) (region 1)
Publisher: Miramax
World Premiere: GamePlan
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

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

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

New York Premiere: By Jeeves
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Helen Hayes Theatre, New York

Revival: This Is Where We Came In
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Tour: Bedroom Farce
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: Stephen Joseph Theatre

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