Ayckbourn Chronology: 2013

Notable Events

Ayckbourn In Other Media

Notable Productions

> Makes his West Coast directorial debut with the American premiere of Sugar Daddies at ACT, Seattle.

> The Royal & Derngate, Northampton, stages the 50th anniversary production of
Mr Whatnot.

> Relatively Speaking
is revived in the West End for the first time since its original London production in 1967.

>
Surprises nominated for Best New Play in the UK Theatre Awards.

>
Bedroom Farce featured in the National Theatre's 50th anniversary celebration.

> A musical adaptation of
The Boy Who Fell Into A Book is workshopped in London with book & lyrics by Paul James and music by Cathy Shostak and Eric Angus.

> Tom Erhardt, Alan's second agent following Margaret Ramsay, retires having been his agent since 1991.

World premieres
Arrivals & Departures; Chloë With Love (one act play); The Kidderminster Affair (one act play)
Film: Aimer, Boire et Chanter (Life Of Riley)
Director: Alain Resnais

Publication: Unseen Ayckbourn
by Simon Murgatroyd (Lulu Books)

Publication: Stephen Joseph - Theatre Pioneer & Provocateur
by Paul Elsam (Bloomsbury)

Publication: The National Theatre Story
by Daniel Rosenthal (Oberon Books)

Playtext: Neighbourhood Watch
Publisher: Samuel French
World Premiere: Arrivals & Departures
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough


World Premiere: Chloë With Love
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: One act play
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough


World Premiere: The Kidderminster Affair
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Description: One act play
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough


London Revival: Relatively Speaking
Director: Lindsay Posner
Venue: Wyndham Theatre

American Premiere: Sugar Daddies
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
ACT, Seattle

Revival: Time Of My Life
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Revival: Mr Whatnot
Director: Cal McCrystal
Venue: Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Revival: Season's Greetings
Director: Michael Strassen
Venue: Union Theatre, London

Tour: Surprises
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: Stephen Joseph Theatre

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