Ayckbourn Chronology: 2008

Notable Events

The Norman Conquests is revived at the Old Vic, London. It is directed by Matthew Warchus and is critically acclaimed.

World premiere of Life & Beth at the Stephen Joseph - the first play written since the stroke in February 2006.

World premiere of the musical Awaking Beauty at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, the final Ayckbourn play to be produced whilst Artistic Director.

The Stephen Joseph Theatre dedicates its summer season to Alan Ayckbourn plays to mark his final year as Artistic Director.

Just Between Ourselves broadcast by BBC Radio.

World premieres

Life & Beth; Awaking Beauty

Notable Productions

World Premiere: Life & Beth
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

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

London Revival: The Norman Conquests
Director: Matthew Warchus
Venue: The Old Vic, London

Revival: Snake In The Grass
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Revival: Haunting Julia
Director: Richard Derrington
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Tour: A Trip To Scarborough
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: Adaptation
Producer: Stephen Joseph Theatre

Tour: Absurd Person Singular
Director: Alan Strachan
Producer: Bill Kenwright

Tour: If I Were You
Director: Joe Harmston
Producer: Bill Kenwright

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