Alan Ayckbourn: The Complete Works Index

This page includes all of Alan works from his canonical plays as well as early writing, prose, the Grey plays, contributions, unproduced and other work. Click on a play or work title to explore in-depth Alan Ayckbourn's plays and writing.

The Definitive Play List: The Full Length Plays

No.Year…..Title
1.
…..1959…..The Square Cat
2.…..1959…..Love After All
3.…..1960…..Dad's Tale
4.…..1961…..Standing Room Only
5.…..1962…..Christmas V Mastermind
6.…..1963…..Mr Whatnot
7.
…..1965…..Relatively Speaking
8.…..1967…..The Sparrow
9.…..1969…..How The Other Half Loves
10.1970…..Family Circles
11.
1971…..Time And Time Again
12.1972…..Absurd Person Singular
10.1973…..The Norman Conquests - Trilogy comprising
13.
1973…..Table Manners
14.
1973…..Living Together
15.1973…..Round And Round The Garden
16.1974…..Absent Friends
17.1974…..Confusions
18.1975…..Jeeves - subsequently 'By Jeeves' (1996)
19.1975…..Bedroom Farce
20.1976…..Just Between Ourselves
21.
1977…..Ten Times Table
22.1978…..Joking Apart
23.1979…..Sisterly Feelings
24.1979…..Taking Steps
25.1980…..Suburban Strains
26.1980…..Season’s Greetings
27.1981…..Way Upstream
28.1981…..Making Tracks
29.1982…..Intimate Exchanges
30.1983…..It Could Be Any One Of Us
31.1984…..A Chorus Of Disapproval
32.1985…..Woman In Mind
33.
1987…..A Small Family Business
34.1987…..Henceforward...
35.1988…..Man Of The Moment
36.1988…..Mr. A’s Amazing Maze Plays
37.
1989…..The Revengers’ Comedies
38.1989…..Invisible Friends
39.1990…..Body Language
40.1990…..This Is Where We Came In
41.
1990…..Callisto 5 - subsequently 'Callisto#7' (1999)
42.
1991…..Wildest Dreams
No.Year…..Title
43.1991…..My Very Own Story
44.1992…..Time Of My Life
45.1992…..Dreams From A Summer House
46.
1994…..Communicating Doors
47.1994…..Haunting Julia
48.1994…..The Musical Jigsaw Play
49.1995…..A Word From Our Sponsor
50.1996…..The Champion Of Paribanou
51.1997…..Things We Do For Love
52.
1998…..Comic Potential
53.1998…..The Boy Who Fell Into A Book
54.1999…..House &
55.1999…..Garden
56.2000…..Virtual Reality
57.2000…..Whenever
19.2001…..Damsels In Distress - Trilogy comprising
58.
2001…..GamePlan
59.2001…..FlatSpin
60.
2001…..RolePlay
61.2002…..Snake In The Grass
62.2002…..The Jollies
63.2003…..Sugar Daddies
64.2003…..Orvin - Champion Of Champions
65.
2003…..My Sister Sadie
66.2004…..Drowning On Dry Land
67.2004…..Private Fears In Public Places
68.
2004…..Miss Yesterday
69.2005…..Improbable Fiction
70.2006…..If I Were You
71.2008…..Life & Beth
72.2008…..Awaking Beauty
73.2009…..My Wonderful Day
74.2010…..Life Of Riley
75.2011…..Neighbourhood Watch
76.2012…..Surprises
77.
2013…..Arrivals & Departures
78.2014…..Roundelay
79.2015…..Hero’s Welcome
80.2016…..Consuming Passions
81.2017…..A Brief History of Women
82.
2018…..Better Off Dead
83.
2019…..Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present
84.
2019…..To be announced…

One Act / Short Plays

Plays For Children And Young People

Adaptations (original author in parenthesis)

Revues

Novels / Prose / Books

2002…..The Crafty Art Of Playmaking
2019…..The Divide

Screenplays

Other Works

The Grey Plays (performed but never published and not included in the canon)

Early Writing (confirmed as written by and attributable to Alan Ayckbourn)

1957 (circa)…..The Season
1958 (circa)
…..The Party Game
1959 (circa)…..Mind Over Murder
1959 (circa)…..Relative Values

Contributions (works with contributions from Alan Ayckbourn)

Unproduced Plays

All research in this section is by Simon Murgatroyd and should be credited if reproduced.