Articles About The Plays by Alan Ayckbourn

This is an index to articles written by Alan Ayckbourn about his plays. Other articles by Alan Ayckbourn can be found here.

Alan Ayckbourn's Articles About His Own Plays

Absent Friends
Absent Friends (year TBC)
Preface to Three Plays (1977)
What's The Time? (1997)
An Author's Notes on Absent Friends (2012)
Absurd Person Singular
Correspondence on Absurd Person Singular (year TBC)
Preface to Three Plays (1977)
Absurd Person Singular (1981)
The Writer on Writing (1989)
How We Made Absurd Person Singular (2012)
Arrivals & Departures
Arrivals & Departures (2013)
Preface to Plays 6 (2018)
Bedroom Farce
Bedroom Farce (year TBC)
Preface to Three Plays (1977)
Trevor & Susannah (1990)
Bedroom Farce (2000)
Thoughts on Jan (2004)
Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present
Welcome to Ecraf (2019)
The Boy Who Fell Into A Book
The Boy Who Fell Into A Book (2001)
A Brief History Of Women
Introduction to Plays 6 (2018)
By Jeeves
By Jeeves (1996)
Callisto 5
Callisto 5 (1990)
The Champion of Paribanou
The Champion Of Paribanou (1998)
A Chorus of Disapproval
A Chorus Of Disapproval (1984)
Staging A Chorus Of Disapproval (1990)
Introduction to Plays 1 (1995)
Christmas V Mastermind
Christmas V Mastermind (1962)
Comic Potential
Notes on Comic Potential (1998)
Communicating Doors
A Little Thing Entitled… (1994)
Notes on Directing Communicating Doors (1997)
Communicating Doors (2000)
Communicating Doors (2010)
Confusions
Confusions (1999)
Confusions (2003)
Damsels in Distress
Damsels In Distress (2001)
Damsels In Distress (2002)
Preface to Damsels In Distress (2002)
Damsels In Distress (2016)
Drowning On Dry Land
Preface to Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 3 (2005)
Family Circles
The Story So Far… (1970)
Family Circles (1978)
The Forest
Invading The Body Ostrovsky (1999)
Haunting Julia
Haunting Julia (1999)
Preface to Plays 3 (2005)
Henceforward…
What Inspired Me To Write Henceforward… (1992)
Preface to Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 1 (1995)
Jerome & Corinna (1998)
The Inspiration Behind Henceforward… (year TBC)
House & Garden
House & Garden (2000)
Preface to Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 4 (2011)
How The Other Half Loves
How The Other Half Loves (1969)
How The Other Half Loves (1973)
If I Were You
Preface to Plays 5 (2011)
Intimate Exchanges
Intimate Exchanges (1986)
Invisible Friends
Invisible Friends (1989)
Preface to Plays 2 (1998)
Jeeves / By Jeeves
A Meeting With A Living Legend (1996)
Joking Apart
Preface to Joking Apart & Other Plays (1979)
Writing Joking Apart (1986)
Joking Apart (2002)
Notes on Hugh (2013)
Just Between Ourselves
Preface to Joking Apart & Other Plays (1979)
Thoughts on Dennis (1992)
Thoughts on Just Between Ourselves (1992)
The Karaoke Theatre Company
The Karaoke Company: A Brief History (2016)
Life & Beth
Preface to Plays 5 (2011)
Life Of Riley
In Order of Non-Appearance (2010)
Preface to Plays 5 (2011)
Man of the Moment
Preface to Plays 1 (1995)
Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays
Live & Dangerous (1992)
Mr Whatnot
Mr Whatnot (1968)
Mr Whatnot (1969)
Mr Whatnot (1976)
My Very Own Story
Preface to Plays 2 (1998)
My Wonderful Day
Welcome To Winnie's Wonderful World (2009)
Preface to Plays 5 (2011)
The Norman Conquests
The Norman Conquests (1974)
Article for Greenwich Theatre (1974)
The Correct Way To See The Norman Conquests (1974)
Introduction to The Norman Conquests (1976)
Writing and Staging The Norman Conquests (1974)
Orvin: Champion of Champions
Preface to Orvin: Champion of Champions (2003)
Private Fears In Public Places
Private Fears in Public Places (2004)
Preface to Plays 3 (2005)
Relatively Speaking
Relatively Speaking (1968)
Relatively Speaking (1970)
Relatively Speaking (1977)
The Crafty Art of Playmaking (2002)
The Revengers' Comedies
Thoughts on Karen (1989)
Preface to Plays 4 (2011)
Season's Greetings
Season’s Greetings (year TBC)
Sisterly Feelings
Preface to Sisterly Feelings / Taking Steps (1981)
Writing About Sisters… (1989)
Thoughts on Sisterly Feelings (2000)
A Small Family Business
A Small Family Business: A Response (1987)
Preface to Plays 1 (1995)
A Small Family Business (year TBC)
Snake In The Grass
Things That Go Bump (2002)
Preface to Plays 5 (2011)
Sugar Daddies
The Gentle Art of Self Deception (2003)
Preface to Plays 3 (2005)
Surprises
Surprises (2012)
Taking Steps
Introduction to Sisterly Feelings / Taking Steps (1981)
Taking Steps (year TBC)
Thoughts on Taking Steps (year TBC)
Ten Times Table
Introduction to Joking Apart & Other Plays (1977)
Things We Do For Love
Preface to Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 4 (2011)
This Is Where We Came In
Preface to Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 2 (1998)
Great Aunt Repititus (2008)
Time & Time Again
Time & Time Again (1986)
Time & Time Again (year TBC)
Time Of My Life
Time Was… (1992)
Tons of Money
Tons of Money (1986)
A Trip To Scarborough
Thoughts on A Trip To Scarborough (2003)
Way Upstream
What is Way Upstream? (1988)
Way Upstream (year TBC)
Thoughts on Way Upstream (year TBC)
Whenever
A Word on Whenever (2000)
Wildest Dreams
Thoughts on Wildest Dreams (1996)
Wildest Dreams (year TBC)
Woman In Mind
Thoughts on Susan (1990)
Discussing Woman In Mind (1994)
Thoughts on Woman In Mind (2005)
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