Alan Ayckbourn: Plays Available For Production / Running Times

This page offers a complete guide to which Alan Ayckbourn plays are currently available for production by professional and amateur companies (please note, certain plays may become unavailable at any one time due to major productions / tours). The list includes a breakdown of the cast as well as an approximate running time where known (the running time does not include an interval).

Play Title
Absent Friends
Absurd Person Singular
Arrivals & Departures
Awaking Beauty
Bedroom Farce
Body Language
The Boy Who Fell Into A Book
The Boy Who Fell... (musical)
A Brief History of Women
By Jeeves
Callisto 5
Callisto#7
The Champion Of Paribanou
A Chorus Of Disapproval
Christmas V Mastermind
Comic Potential
Communicating Doors
Confusions
Consuming Passions
Dad's Tale
Damsels In Distress (trilogy)
Dreams From A Summer House
Drowning On Dry Land
Family Circles
FlatSpin
GamePlan
Haunting Julia
Henceforward...
Hero’s Welcome
House & Garden
How The Other Half Loves
If I Were You
Improbable Fiction
Intimate Exchanges
Invisible Friends
It Could Be Any One Of Us
Jeeves
Joking Apart
The Jollies
Just Between Ourselves
The Karaoke Theatre Company
Living Together
Life & Beth
Life Of Riley
Love After All
Making Tracks
Man Of The Moment
Miss Yesterday
Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays
Mr Whatnot
The Musical Jigsaw Play
My Sister Sadie
My Very Own Story
My Wonderful Day
Neighbourhood Watch
The Norman Conquests (trilogy)
Orvin: Champion Of Champions
Private Fears In Public Places
Relatively Speaking
The Revengers' Comedies
RolePlay
Round And Round The Garden
Roundelay
Season's Greetings
Sisterly Feelings
A Small Family Business
Snake In The Grass
The Sparrow
The Square Cat
Standing Room Only
Suburban Strains
Sugar Daddies
Surprises
Taking Steps
Ten Times Table
Table Manners
Things We Do For Love
This Is Where We Came In
Time And Time Again
Time Of My Life
Virtual Reality
Way Upstream
Whenever
Wildest Dreams
Woman In Mind
A Word From Our Sponsor

One Act / Short Plays

Chlöe With Love
Countdown
A Cut In The Rates
Farcicals
The Kidderminster Affair
No Knowing

Revues
Boy Meets Girl / Girl Meets Boy
Cheap And Cheerful
First Course
Incidental Music
Me, Myself And I
Men On Women On Men
Mere Soup Songs
Second Helping
The 7 Deadly Virtues
The Westwoods

Adaptations
Dear Uncle
The Forest
Tons Of Money
A Trip To Scarborough
Wolf At The Door

Narrative For Voices
The Divide

Plays for young people
Ernie's Incredible Illucinations
The Girl Who Lost Her Voice
Gizmo
The Inside Outside Slide Show
Miranda's Magic Mirror
The Princess And The Mouse
The Ten Magic Bridges
Cast
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 3f (6)
7m / 4f (11)
5m / 5f (10)
4m / 4f (8)
5m / 3f (8)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 3f (6)
TBA
7m / 3f (10)
2m / 1f (3)
2m / 2f (4)
7m / 3f (10)
7m / 6f (13)
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5m / 5f (10)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 2f (5)
2m / 2f (4)
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3m / 4f (7)
4m / 4f (8)
4m / 3f (7)
4m / 4f (8)
4m / 3f (7)
4m / 3f (7)
3m (3)
2m / 3f (5)
3m / 3f (6)
6m / 8f (14)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 2f (5)
3m / 4f (7)
1m / 1f (2)
4m / 3f (7)
3m / 3f (6)
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4m / 4f (8)
4m / 4f (8)
2m / 3f (5)
2m / 3f (5)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 3f (6)
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5m / 5f (10)
3m / 4f (7)
6m / 2f (8)
4m / 3f (7)
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3m / 4f (7)
7m / 6f (13)
2m / 4f (6)
4m / 4f (8)
3m / 3f (6)
15m / 7f +
4m / 3f (7)
2m / 2f (4)
7m / 7f (14)
3m / 4f (7)
3m / 3f (6)
4m / 4f (8)
5m / 4f (9)
7m / 4f (11)
7m / 6f (13)
3f (3)
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4m / 3f (7)
2m / 3f (5)
3m / 3f (6)
4m / 2f (6)
6m / 4f (10)
3m / 3f (6)
2m / 2f (4)
5m / 4f (9)
3m / 2f (5)
4m / 3f (7)
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3m / 4f (7)
5m / 4f (9)
4m / 4f (8)
5m / 3f (8)
4m / 5f (9)


2m / 2f (4)
1m / 1f (2)
1m / 2f (3)
2m / 2f (4)
2m / 2f (4)
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1m / 2f (3)
3m / 2f (5)
2m / 2f (4)
3m / 3f (6)
3m / 1f (4)
2m / 2f (4)
2m / 2f (4)
2m / 2f (4)
4m / 3f (7)
4m / 4f (8)


8m / 3f (11)
6m / 4f (10)
8m / 3f (11)
10m / 5f (15)
4m / 4f (8)
Approx. Run Time
1hr 50m
2hr 15m
2hr 10m
2hr 13m
2hr
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1hr 33m
1h 45m
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1hr 10m
2hr 10m
2hr 16m
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2hr 25m
2hr 10m
1hr 51m
1hr 20m
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2hr
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2hr 10m
2hr 10m
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2hr 5m each
2hr
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2hr 10m
2hr - 2hr 15m
1hr 40m
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2hr
1hr 50m
1hr 34m
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2hr
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2hr 10m
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2hr 5m
1hr 37m
1hr 40m
2hr
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1hr 48m
1hr 34m
1hr 45m
2hr 20m
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1hr 47m
2hr
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2hr
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2hr 30m
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2hr 20m
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Full details of how to obtain professional and amateur performances licenses - as well as other frequently asked production questions - can be on the
Performing Rights pages.
For all enquiries about professional performances of Alan Ayckbourn's plays - either in the UK or internationally - contact Alan's agent at the address below. Applications for permission for any professional performance must be made prior to any proposed use.

Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd
Waverley House
7 - 12 Noel Street
London
W1F 8GQ
Tel: 00 44 20 7287 4450 Fax: 00 44 20 7287 9128
e-mail:
mel@casarotto.co.uk

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.