Ayckbourn Chronology: 2006

Notable Events

Suffers a stroke on 21 February (a week before it is reported by the media), but is directing again by September.

World premiere of If I Were You, a play completed just prior to the stroke.

Despite the stroke, plans to revive Intimate Exchanges go ahead as planned, with Tim Luscombe stepping in to direct at short notice.

Alain Resnais adapts Private Fears In Public Places into the film Coeurs, which won the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

The musical Whenever broadcast on BBC Radio.

Orvin - Champion Of Champions published by Faber & Faber. Comic Potential and Drowning On Dry Land published by Samuel French.

World premieres

If I Were You

Notable Productions

World Premiere: If I Were You
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Revival: Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Revival: Intimate Exchanges
Director: Tim Luscombe
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Tour: Improbable Fiction
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: Stephen Joseph Theatre

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