Dick & Lottie Future Productions

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This website supports Dick & Lottie as the result of its Administrator and Alan Ayckbourn's Archivist, Simon Murgatroyd, being the patron of the company. This recognises the company's commitment to producing the playwright's plays to the highest standard and quality.

Standing Room Only (2019)

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4 July - exclusive one night only
The Square Chapel, Halifax
Time: TBC
Tickets: Available from 5 March

To celebrate Alan Ayckbourn's 80th birthday and the 60th anniversary of his playwriting debut, Dick & Lottie are proud to present an exclusive one-off event. Sir Alan Ayckbourn has given permission for a rehearsed reading of his fourth play, Standing Room Only, which was last performed in 1966. The evening will be introduced by Alan Ayckbourn's Archivist Simon Murgatroyd before the exclusive performance which will not be repeated. Standing Room Only is a comedy set in a dystopian future where gridlock has engulfed the UK for decades. On a stationary double decker bus on Shaftesbury Avenue, a family have to cope with the birth of an illegal child.

Damsels In Distress (2019)

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23 - 27 July
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield
Times: 7.45pm to be confirmed
Tickets: To be confirmed

The second and third parts of the
Damsels In Distress trilogy - FlatSpin & RolePlay - will be performed from 23 - 26 July, before all three Damsels plays will be brought together for a trilogy day on 27 July.

Damsels In Distress (2019)

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10 - 29 December
Theater Row (42nd Street), New York
Times: Details to be confirmed
Tickets: To be confirmed

Dick & Lottie make its NYC debut with Alan Ayckbourn's classic 1972 play, Absurd Person Singular. Set in three kitchens over three Christmases, it follows the inexorable rise of the Hopcrofts in a prescient tragic-comedy which is frequently named one of the top 100 plays of the 20th century.

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