Ayckbourn Chronology: 2010

Notable Events

Awarded the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

Receives Critics Circle Award For Services To The Arts.

The National Theatre stages its first Ayckbourn production since 2000 with an acclaimed revival of Season's Greetings, directed by Marianne Elliott.

Alan Ayckbourn revives Taking Steps in London for the first time since its disastrous West End premiere in 1980. Staged at the Orange Tree Theatre it is critical and commercial success.

Season's Greetings becomes the first Ayckbourn play to be published as an ebook, when it is republished by Faber.

Peter Hall's much praised revival of Bedroom Farce transfers into the West End to the Duke Of York's Theatre.

The first Ayckbourn Weekend event is launched by Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website and run by Simon Murgatroyd with proceeds going to the Stephen Joseph Theatre's OutReach department.

Samuel French publishes Alan Ayckbourn & Denis King's musical Awaking Beauty.

Vintage Classics republishes the collection Alan Ayckbourn - Three Plays.

The BBC's 1990 radio adaptation of The Norman Conquests is published on CD and as a digital download for the first time.

World premiere

Life Of Riley

Notable Productions

World Premiere: Life Of Riley
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

London Revival: Taking Steps
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

London Revival: Season's Greetings
Director: Marianne Elliott
Venue: National Theatre, London

London Revival: Bedroom Farce
Director: Peter Hall
Venue: Duke Of York's Theatre, London

Revival: Communicating Doors
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Tour: My Wonderful Day
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: Stephen Joseph Theatre

Tour: Bedroom Farce
Director: Peter Hall
Producer: Bill Kenwright

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