Ayckbourn Chronology: 2011

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> The Borthwick Institute at the University Of York acquires the Ayckbourn Archive for the nation.

>
Neighbourhood Watch transfers to New York for the Brits Off Broadway festival.

> The BBC dedicates an episode of the flagship arts programme,
Imagine, to Alan Ayckbourn to coincide with the world premiere of Neighbourhood Watch.

> York St. John University awards Alan an honorary degree of Doctor Of Letters.

> London premieres (note: not West End) of
Snake In The Grass, Haunting Julia, Drowning On Dry Land

World premieres
Neighbourhood Watch; Dear Uncle
Playtext: If I Were You
Publisher: Samuel French

Playtext: Life & Beth
Publisher: Samuel French

Playtext: My Wonderful Day
Publisher: Samuel French

Collection: Alan Ayckbourn - Plays 4
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Collection: Alan Ayckbourn - Plays 5
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Collection: Alan Ayckbourn - Plays 4
Publisher: Faber & Faber (ebook)

Collection: Alan Ayckbourn - Plays 5
Publisher: Faber & Faber (ebook)

Book: Unseen Ayckbourn
by Simon Murgatroyd (www.ayckbourn.net)

DVD: The Norman Conquests (region 1)
Publisher: Acorn Media

Audiobook: Season's Greetings
Producer: BBC

Audiobook: Henceforward...
Producer: LA Theatreworks

Audiobook: The Alan Ayckbourn Collection
Producer: LA Theatreworks

Documentary: Town With Nicholas Crane
Broadcast: BBC2, 4 August 2011

Documentary: Ayckbourn In Action
Broadcast: BBC Radio 4, 15 September

Documentary: Imagine - Alan Ayckbourn: Greetings From Scarborough
Broadcast: BBC1, 15 November
World Premiere: Neighbourhood Watch
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

World Premiere: Dear Uncle
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

London Premiere: Snake In The Grass
Director: Lucy Bailey
Venue: The Print Room, London

London Premiere: Drowning On Dry Land
Director: Guy Retallack
Venue: Jermyn Street Theatre, London

London Premiere: Haunting Julia
Director: Andrew Hall
Venue: Riverside Studios, London

London Revival: By Jeeves
Director: Nick Bagnall
Venue: Landor Theatre, London

New York Premiere: Neighbourhood Watch
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: 59E59 Theaters, New York

Tour: Communicating Doors
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: Stephen Joseph Theatre

Tour: Season's Greetings
Director: Robin Herford
Producer: Bill Kenwright

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