Talks & Events

This page highlights talks and events relating to Alan Ayckbourn and theatre-in-the-round being given by both the playwright and his Archivist, Simon Murgatroyd M.A.

Upcoming Talks & Events

Alan Ayckbourn - Actor to Artistic Director
Simon Murgatroyd M.A.
Details: Thursday 19 October at 10am - Filey Library
Price: Free - spaces must be booked in advance
Simon Murgatroyd looks at the first 15 years of Alan Ayckbourn's professional career in Scarborough going from actor to writer to director to Artistic Director between 1957 and 1972.

Free admission,
Booking details
coming soon

The Ayckbourn Collection at Scarborough Museums & Galleries
Saturday 16 September to January at Scarborough Art Gallery.
Price: £3 for annual entry to Scarborough Museums & Galleries.
A small display of items from the recently donated Ayckbourn Collection including Alan Ayckbourn's first play, The Square Cat, original manuscripts for The Norman Conquests, Stephen Joseph's designs for 'Fish & Chip Theatre' and Harold Pinter's directorial debut and other ephemera.

Find out more
About the
Ayckbourn Collection

Ayckbourn's Gardens
Simon Murgatroyd M.A.
Details: Streaming on YouTube
Price: Free
Alan Ayckbourn's Archivist,Simon Murgatroyd, talks about the significance of gardens in Alan Ayckbourn's plays against the backdrop of the beautiful Italian Gardens.

Free to view
On YouTube

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