Simon Murgatroyd Alan Ayckbourn's Archivist & Professional Writer

Articles

This page contains details of some of the significant articles I have contributed to professional production programmes / playbills and other publications over the years

Ayckbourn World Premieres

All directed by Alan Ayckbourn
The Girl Next Door
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2021)
Anno Domino
Haydonning Ltd (2020)
Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2019)
Better Off Dead
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2018)
The Divide
Edinburgh International Festival (2017)
A Brief History of Women
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2017)
No Knowing
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2016)
Hero’s Welcome
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2015)
Roundelay
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2014)
The Boy Who Fell Into A Book
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2014)
Arrivals & Departures
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2013)
Farcicals
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2013)
Surprises
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2012)
Dear Uncle
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2011)
Life Of Riley
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2010)
My Wonderful Day
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2009)
Life & Beth
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2008)
If I Were You
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2007)

West End / New York

How The Other Half Loves
Duke Of York's Theatre (2016)
Ayckbourn Ensemble
59E59 Theaters, New York (2014)
A Chorus Of Disapproval
Harold Pinter Theatre (2012)
Woman In Mind
Vaudeville Theatre (2009)
Absurd Person Singular
Garrick Theatre (2007)

Other Articles

Dear Uncle Interview
Social media, Theatre by the Lake (2019)
SJT Circle
Various monthly articles (2016 - present)
The Woman In Black
Stephen Joseph Theatre programme (2015)
SJT Circular
Various monthly articles (2011 - 2015)

Ayckbourn Directed Revivals

All directed by Alan Ayckbourn
Haunting Julia
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2020)
Haunting Julia
Haydonning Ltd (2020)
Season's Greetings
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2019)
Joking Apart
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2018)
Taking Steps
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2017)
Henceforward…
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2016)
Confusions
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2015)
Time Of My Life
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2013)
Absurd Person Singular
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2012)
How The Other Half Loves
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2009)
Man Of The Moment
Royal & Derngate (2009)
Woman In Mind
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2008)
Snake In The Grass
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2008)
Haunting Julia
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2008)
A Trip To Scarborough
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2007)
Relatively Speaking
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2007)
Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2006)
Intimate Exchanges
Stephen Joseph Theatre (2006)

Other Ayckbourn Revivals

Ten Times Table
UK Tour (2019/2020)
Relatively Speaking
Salisbury Playhouse (2019)
Haunting Julia
Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch (2018)
Improbable Fiction
The Mill At Sonning (2017)
Things We Do For Love
Bath Theatre Royal / UK tour (2014)
Mr Whatnot (50th anniversary)
Royal & Derngate, Northampton (2013)
Joking Apart
Nottingham Playhouse (2013)
Surprises
Chichester Festival Theatre (2012)
Absurd Person Singular
Chichester Festival Theatre (2012)
Private Fears In Public Places
Royal & Derngate, Northampton (2009)
Just Between Ourselves
Royal & Derngate, Northampton (2009)

Enquiries

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