Ayckbourn Chronology: 2012

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Absent Friends and A Chorus Of Disapproval revived in London's West End.

Surprises premiered as a co-production between the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, and Chichester Festival Theatre and performed in both venues as part of the London 2012 Festival.

> Once more listed in The Stage 100 of leading theatre practitioners over the past 12 months.

> Comes top in a What's On Stage poll to find the Jubilee Playwright (the most popular playwright who has worked during Queen Elizabeth II's reign).

> Interviewed by BBC
HARDtalk and Sky Arts' In Conversation about life and career in theatre.

> Announces his American West Coast directorial debut for 2013 with North American premiere of
Sugar Daddies at ACT, Seattle.

World premieres
Playtext: Surprises
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Playtext: Surprises
Publisher Faber & Faber (ebook)

Collection: Three Plays
Publisher: Vintage Classic (ebook)

Radio: Henceforward...
Broadcast: BBC Radio 3, 3 June 2012

Audiobook: Alan Ayckbourn - In His Own Words
Producer: BBC

Documentary: HARDtalk
Broadcast: BBC News, 28 March 2012

Documentary: In Conversation
Broadcast: Sky Arts, 3 September 2012

Interview: One On One
Broadcast: BBC Radio Leeds, 29 June 2012
World Premiere: Surprises
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Revival: Absurd Person Singular
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

London Premiere: Neighbourhood Watch
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Tricycle Theatre, London

London Revival: Absent Friends
Director: Jeremy Herrin
Venue: Harold Pinter Theatre

London Revival: A Chorus Of Disapproval
Director: Trevor Nunn
Venue: Harold Pinter Theatre

Tour: Neighbourhood Watch
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: Stephen Joseph Theatre

Tour: Haunting Julia
Director: Andrew Hall
Producer: Hall & Childs

Tour: Relatively Speaking
Director: Lindsay Posner
Producer: Danny Moar

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