Ayckbourn Chronology: 2006

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Suffers a stroke on 21 February (a week before it is reported by the media). Alan makes a good recovery and is directing again by September.

> World premiere of
If I Were You, a play completed by Alan just prior to his stroke.

> Despite his 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 wins the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

World premieres
If I Were You
Playtext: Comic Potential
Publisher: Samuel French

Playtext: Drowning On Dry Land
Publisher: Samuel French

Playtext: Orvin - Champion Of Champions
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Film: Private Fears In Public Places
Director: Alain Resnais

Radio: Whenever
Broadcast: BBC Radio 4, 12 August
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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