Ayckbourn Chronology: 2002

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Directs the world premiere of The Safari Party by Tim Firth; this will be the final non Ayckbourn play he will direct at the Stephen Joseph Theatre.

> Publishes his first book
The Crafty Art Of Playmaking.

> Writes his first play specifically aimed at a pre-school audience with
The Princess And The Mouse.

> Made a member of the Theatre Of Comedy Company.

> Alan Ayckbourn endorses www.alanayckbourn.net as his official website.

World premieres
Snake In The Grass; The Jollies; The Princess And The Mouse

Plays directed (non-Ayckbourn)
The Safari Party
Playtext: Body Language
Publisher: Samuel French

Playtext: The Jollies
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Playtext: Whenever
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Collection: Damsels In Distress
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Publication: The Crafty Art Of Playmaking
by Alan Ayckbourn (Faber & Faber)

Publication: The Pocket Guide To Alan Ayckbourn's Plays
by Paul Allen (Faber & Faber)

Publication: Alan Ayckbourn - Grinning At The Edge (paperback)
by Paul Allen (Methuen)

DVD: By Jeeves (region 2)
Publisher: Universal
World Premiere: Snake In The Grass
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

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

World Premiere: The Princess And The Mouse
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: Play for children
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

London Premiere: Damsels In Distress
(GamePlan, FlatSpin & RolePlay)
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Duchess Theatre, London

London Revival: Bedroom Farce
Director: Loveday Ingram
Venue: Aldwych Theatre, London

New York Premiere: House & Garden
Director: John Tillinger
Venue: Manhattan Theatre Club

Revival: Joking Apart
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Tour: Damsels In Distress
(GamePlan, FlatSpin & RolePlay)
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: Stephen Joseph Theatre

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