Alan Ayckbourn: Interviews 1980 - 1989

An index of significant articles and interviews with Alan Ayckbourn between 1980 and 1989. Please note the website cannot provide these interviews and the index is intended as a tool for research purposes.
For other interviews, click on the decade links above.

Author

Ayckbourn, Alan
McManus, Irene
Curry, Lynne
Jenkins, Clare
Pratt, Desmond
Harrison, David
Hodgson, Harold
Curry, Lynne
Young, Pauline
Pickles, Anne
Rank, Hugh
Slim, John
Masters, Anthony
Connolly, Ray
Fitzgerald, Roseallen

Brindley, Louise
Hare, Francesca
Wells, Edmund
Thornber, Robin
Spelman, Judith
Hobson, Harold
Mitchell, Sean
Taylor, John Russell
Curry, Lynne
Appleyard, Bryan
Hoyle, Martin
Hubert, June
Barber, John
Allen, Paul
Spencer, Charles
Andrews, Philip

O'Neill, Patrick
Lomas, Jane
Hickling, Michael

Allen, Paul
Green, James
Hurren, Kenneth
Lewis, David
Swift, Carolyn
Billington, Michael
Shakespeare, Nicholas
Billington, Michael

Gristwood, Sarah
Peck, Bob
Parkin, Jill
Church, Michael
Grant, Steve
Swales, Jeannie
Scott, Jenny

O'Kelly, Graninne

Carty, Ciaran
Stringer, Robin

Stringer, Robin

Evans, Bob
Morley-Priestman, A.
Hislop, Andrew
Shannon, David
Beaumont, Robert
Johnson, Elizabeth
Roberts, Peter
Truss, Lynne
Walsh, John
Taylor, John Russell
Lawson, Mark
Barber, Lyn
Field, Michelle
Vayghan, Paul
Danziger, Danny
Christiansen, Richard
Home, Alan
Holmes, Ann
Ayckbourn, Alan
Offord, John
Ayckbourn, Alan
Bennett, Alan
Ayckbourn, Alan
Macfarlane, Ian
Johnston, Sheila
Beaumont, Robert
Pratt, Steve
Billington, Michael
Grosvenor Myers, V.
Raymond, Gerard
Walters, John
Lewis, Peter
Curits, Quentin
Morley, Sheridan
Swales, Jeannie
Suter, Caroline
Toynbee, Polly
Toynbee, Polly
Lahr, John
Gore-Langton, Robert
Spencer, Charles
Thompson, Alan

Williams, Ian

Grant, Steve
Nightingale, Benedict
Nightingale, Benedict
Grimley, Terry
Paton, Maureen

Article

Yorkshire
A Cottage Industry In Scarborough
Those Hums In The Night
About Town
Strains To New Effect
Waiting In The Wings
Russian Roulette And Sandwiches
Genius At Work
Alan Ayckbourn At Work
The Stay At Home Star
An Interview With Alan Ayckbourn
Success Beside The Sea
The Essentially Ambiguous Response
Ayckbourn, With Music
Suburban Middle-Class Jester
Ayckbourn In The Round
Entertainingly Speaking
Ayckbourn Plays It By The Book
The Ayckbourn Conquest
Star Of The Seaside Show
Interview Of The Month
Alan Ayckbourn: Playwright Of Ineradicable Sadness
The Serious Comedy Of Alan Ayckbourn
Only When They Laugh?
Triumph… Or Disaster
Still Hoping For Heroes
Joking Aside
A Very Singular Person
That Pioneering Spirit
Channel 5
Reel Good Show
A Top Playwright In Any Language
Ayckbourn's Latest Is Comedy Thriller
Lost For Words An Author Who Beat The Bard
Alan Plays On Our Funny Antics
Absolutely Farcical
Alan Ayckbourn, Middle Class And Almost Militant
Subsidising Every Other Playhouse
When Mother Use To Type On A Kitchen Table
Laureate Of Middle Class Life
An Exchange With Alan Ayckbourn
A Visit To The Theatre Magician Of Scarborough
The Danger Of A Good Night In
Crafty Chronicler Of Middle Mind
A Victim Of Popularity
A Change Of Scene For Ayckbourn
A Chorus Of Approval
Bob Peck On Alan Ayckbourn
Change Of Direction
Shakespeare Of The South Bank
King Of Comedy
New Directions
Alan Ayckbourn Comes To Richmond

Ayckbourn - Through Eye Of A Woman

Game For A Laugh
Ayckbourn's Reluctant Farewell To Scarborough
Alan Describes Connaught Days
Ayckbourn: Man With A Woman In Mind
The Two Alans
A Master Of Comedy... Now Being Taken Seriously
Ayckbourn's National Conquest
The People To Watch
Chorus Of Approval
Ayckbourn Rift Report Denied
Mary Has A Reason For Staying Mum
Ayckbourn On The South Bank
A View From Waterloo Bridge
The Cost Of Bringing Them Closer To Us
Scarborough's Prodigy
A Nation Of Shoplifters
The Master Of Suburbia
The Morals Of Alan Ayckbourn
Kaleidoscope
In Search Of Two Characters

Alan Ayckbourn Still Listening To The Voices
American Premiere
The J W Lambert lecture *
Alan Ayckbourn - Technically Speaking
Alan Ayckbourn's National Service
Enter Alan Ayckbourn To A Round Of Applause
Ayckbourn's Airwaves
Alan Finds The Right Balance
Prodigal's Love For The Last Resort
Great To Be Back On Seaside Stage
There's No Place Like Home
New Mood Of The Man Of The Moment
It's Alan's Round
Going To Scarborough Fair With Alan Ayckbourn
The Synclavier And The Stage
Who Should Pay The Player?
Happy Families
A Cold Eye On The Thatcher Scene
Alan Plugs Into The Hi-tech Kids
Ayckbourn Between The Acts
Comedy And The King Of The Suburban Jungle
Arsenic And Lace Curtains
A Barbarous World
Darkness On The Edge Of Town
Alan Ayckbourn At 50
Sands Of Time
Ayckbourn Epic At The Double
Ayckbourn's Birthday Indulgence
Making The Middle Class Squirm...
Scarborough Flair
Ayckbourn, 37; Shakespeare, 36
Alan Ayckbourn On 'Breaking The Mould'
Scenes In A World Of Change
You're Never Alone With A Psychopathic Sloane

Publication

English Tourist Board
New Manchester Review
Scarborough Eve. News
Woman's Weekly
Yorkshire Post
Bristol Eve. Post
Peterborough Eve. Tgraph
Scarborough Eve. News
Student
Yorkshire Eve. Post
The Literary Review
Birmingham Post
The Times
Sunday Times
The Word
Yorkshire Arts Magazine
The Mercury
Wigan Eve. Post
Glasgow Sunday Standard
The Guardian
Writers News
Drama
Times Herald
Plays And Players
Scarborough Eve. News
The Times
Event
Woman And Home
Daily Telegraph
Marxism Today
Evening Standard
Sheffield Star
Scarborough Eve. News
Daily Mail
Northern Echo
Yorkshire Post
Sunday Telegraph
Country Life
Sunday Express
Mail On Sunday
International Herald Trib.
Irish Times
The Guardian
The Times
The Guardian
Yorkshire Eve. Press
Midweek
Plays And Players
Yorkshire Post
Sunday Times
Time Out
Scarborough Eve. News
Richmond & Twickenham Times
Richmond & Twickenham Comet
Sunday Tribune
Daily Telegraph
Worthing Gazette
Daily Telegraph
City Limits
Sydney Morning Herald
Capitol Magazine
The Times
Today
Yorkshire Eve. Press
Scarborough Eve. News
Plays International
The Times
Evening Standard
Plays And Players
The Independent
Sunday Express
Sydney Morning Herald
Kaleidoscope
The Times
Chicago Tribune
Woman And Home
Houston Chronicle
Drama
Lighting & Sound Int.
Sunday Telegraph
Daily Telegraph
Radio York Magazine
Cambridge Eve. News
The Independent
Yorkshire Eve. Press
Northern Echo
The Guardian
The Stage
Theaterweek
Music Technology
The Times
The Observer
Sunday Telegraph
Scarborough Eve. News
Country Homes
Express & Star
Western Mail
Vogue
The Listener
Daily Telegraph
Yorkshire Eve. Post
Scarborough Eve. News
Daily Telegraph
Sunday Times
20/20
New York Times
International Herald Trib.
Birmingham Post
Daily Express

Date

01/01/1980
01/01/1980
01/01/1980
12/01/1980
15/01/1980
08/03/1980
03/04/1980
25/09/1980
—/10/1980
14/10/1980
18/12/1980
27/12/1980
04/02/1981
08/02/1981
01/03/1981
01/05/1981
20/06/1981
01/07/1981
12/07/1981
23/07/1981
01/09/1981
01/01/1982
28/02/1982
01/03/1982
09/04/1982
18/08/1982
26/08/1982
01/11/1982
24/01/1983
01/03/1983
11/03/1983
08/09/1983
27/09/1983
15/11/1983
21/04/1984
05/05/1984
03/06/1984
02/08/1984
05/08/1984
12/08/1984
20/09/1984
22/01/1985
19/07/1985
27/07/1985
01/08/1985
24/10/1985
31/10/1985
01/04/1986
31/05/1986
01/06/1986
18/06/1986
29/07/1986
01/08/1986

14/08/1986

17/08/1986
22/08/1986
22/08/1986
30/08/1986
11/09/1986
14/09/1986
18/09/1986
05/11/1986
09/11/1986
14/11/1986
06/01/1987
01/02/1987
13/02/1987
19/02/1987
01/04/1987
20/05/1987
24/05/1987
30/05/1987
08/06/1987
27/06/1987
02/08/1987
01/09/1987
04/10/1987
01/01/1988
01/02/1988
21/02/1988
25/03/1988
01/05/1988
13/05/1988
01/06/1988
07/06/1988
08/06/1988
08/08/1988
25/08/1988
12/09/1988
01/11/1988
12/11/1988
13/11/1988
20/11/1988
23/11/1988
01/12/1988
02/01/1989
06/01/1989
01/03/1989
13/04/1989
15/04/1989
08/05/1989
31/05/1989
02/06/1989
18/06/1989
01/08/1989
03/08/1989
05/08/1989
26/08/1989
16/10/1989

Topic

Yorkshire
SJT
Suburban Strains
Career
Suburban Strains
Taking Steps
Taking Steps
Season's Greetings
Theatre
Career
Career
Taking Steps
Suburban Strains
Suburban Strains
Career
SJT
Music
Career
Career
Career
Career
Career
America
Career
Intimate Exchanges
Way Upstream
Career
Career
Way Upstream
Career
Making Tracks
Joking Apart
It Could Be...
Career
Chorus Of Disapproval
Chorus Of Disapproval
Career
Career
Career
Career
Intimate Exchanges
Taking Steps
Woman In Mind
Chorus Of Disapproval
Woman In Mind
National Theatre
Me, Myself And I
Chorus Of Disapproval
National Theatre
National Theatre
National Theatre
Henceforward…
Career

Woman In Mind

How The Other Half...
National Theatre
Career
Woman In Mind
Woman In Mind
National Theatre
National Theatre
National Theatre
National Theatre
National Theatre
Mother
National Theatre
View From The Bridge
National Theatre
Career
Small Family Business
Small Family Business
Woman In Mind
Small Family Business
Career
Career
Career
Henceforward…
Career
Henceforward…
National Theatre
Career
Radio
Henceforward…
SJT
National Theatre
Man Of The Moment
National Theatre
Man Of The Moment
Career
Henceforward…
Theatre
Henceforward…
Career
Amazing Maze Plays
Henceforward…
Career
National Theatre
Henceforward…
50th Birthday
50th Birthday
50th Birthday
Revengers' Comedies
Revengers' Comedies
Career
Revengers' Comedies
Career
Career
50th Birthday
Revengers' Comedies

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