But before Ayckbourn
gets to critique his work by the mixed team of amateur and professionals that make up Dick and Lottie, the play will be seen by audiences at the Lawrence Batley Theatre.
What I think is going on (and I admit I did struggle) is that Ayckbourn
the theatrical craftsman is cutting and pasting genres, so that we have something which is part ghost story and part Lewis Carroll, as Susan shreds the unexpected developments following Rick's return and finally jumbles them up into a nightmare involving all the characters, both real and imaginary.
loves a set device, and on this occasion the audience is afforded glimpses of the flats above and below.
Sir Alan Ayckbourn
directs a 13-strong cast, including two children in Arrivals and Departures
During the trial, it was revealed the jobless dad-of-one, from London, had raided a flat days before he struck at the Ayckbourn
pad last August 18.
Reza falls somewhere between Alan Ayckbourn
and Tom Stoppard in her style of presentation and Christopher Hampton's translation isn't his most fluid.
Romance blossomed as the couple toured the country in the Alan Ayckbourn
comedy Absent Friends.
The company's annual half-term offering, which opens on Tuesday, February 17, at the LBT in Hudders-field, is the Alan Ayckbourn
festive treat Season's Greetings, a play whose characters have, in the words of Dick and Lottie director John Cotgrave, "no redeeming qualities".
But she confessed she didn't know much about Ayckbourn
or his plays before auditioning for Things We Do For Love, which is directed by Laurence Boswe"I didn't expec job," she said.
ACTOR Andrew Wincott is playing an imaginary ideal lover in an Alan Ayckbourn
NOBODY does Alan Ayckbourn
better than the talented People's Theatre amateurs when they're on song - and you could say they've had plenty of practice.
In Conversation With Sir Alan Ayckbourn
and Arrivals and Departures WARWICK ARTS CENTRE IN SIR Alan Ayckbourn
's plays there are no "stars".