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‘F**k the critics’ – remembering the pithy advice of agent Peggy Ramsay

For hot young playwrights in the 1960s and 1970s, the most sought-after agent was Peggy Ramsay. In her prime, her client list included Joe Orton, Alan Ayckbourn, David Hare, Christopher … Continue reading

07/07/2018 · 2 Comments

Edinfest: 70 years of challenge and innovation | David Hencke

CROSS POSTED ON BYLINE.COM This year the Edinburgh International Festival celebrated its 70th anniversary. So did I. The opera, music, dance and drama festival tends to be overshadowed by the … Continue reading

08/20/2017 · 2 Comments

Archive Review • ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR • Garrick Theatre • 2007

Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn It is 35 years since this play was originally presented and, like many of Ayckbourn’s successful plays, has had numerous productions. In all that … Continue reading

04/27/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Interview • MARCIA WARREN • Arsenic and Old Lace • 2003

Interviewing Marcia Warren proves to be a treat. We speak during rehearsals for the revival at the Strand Theatre of Joseph Kesselring’s comedy thriller, Arsenic and Old Lace, in which … Continue reading

03/14/2016 · Leave a comment

Alan Ayckbourn’s Latest Play Heading To New York

Alan Ayckbourn is returning to the Brits Off Broadway festival in New York in 2016 with his latest play and a revival of a classic. Following a UK tour, the … Continue reading

12/23/2015 · Leave a comment

Archiving Ayckbourn: The Norman Conquests

Archiving Ayckbourn is a regular feature presenting a look at every Alan Ayckbourn play through an object held in the Ayckbourn Archive. Each week, the feature will chronologically move through … Continue reading

11/22/2015 · 1 Comment