Judith Adams - Playwright
Judith Adams is writer-in-residence at the Crucible, Sheffield. The site consists of her resumé, her CV, reviews of her plays and contact details. no extracts from her plays, unfortunately. Nicely designed.
Rob Ainsworth hails orginally from Birmingham but is now living in Canada. The site features six of his plays (and one screenplay), some of which have had amateur productions.
Alan Brodie Representation
An agency representing writers, directors, composers & producers in theatre, film, TV, radio & new media. Clients include John Godber, Peter Nichols, David Edgar, & the estates of Anouilh, Brecht & Coward.
As a writer Mr Allen's work is wide-ranging and includes stage and
radio plays, as well as TV and film scripting. He describes his work
as "commercially orientated", aimed at a "middle-class, middle-brow,
A brief biography.
Stuart Ardern - Lazy
Work by Stuart Ardern and Geoff Bamber: six pantos, three one-act
plays, six for kids, one full-length and one sketch. Plus "Bespoke
Scripts" - writing to order.
A Canadian composer/lyricist of musicals, now living and working in London. He has been shortlisted for both the Vivian Ellis and Ken Hill prizes. The site looks at some of his work.
Alan Ayckbourn (SJT)
Part of the Stephen Joseph Theatre site: a potted biography of Sir
Alan. Actually Ayckbourn is present in spirit throughout the whole
of the site. Not surprisingly really, as he is the Stephen Joseph!
An interview with Alan Ayckbourn
An interview about his life and career from July 1997.
Ayckbourn (Twenty Questions)
A "twenty questions" interview with Whatsonstage
The Alan Ayckbourn Resource
This is a huge resource. Created with the support of Ayckbourn, it
concentrates on resources and information specific to him, rather
than on the plays. It is hard to imagine that there is anything missing
The Guide to
Alan Ayckbourn's Plays
This is a companion site to the above. Each play has its own page
with details about original Scarborough and West End performances,
as well as other relevant details. It is equally detailed and comprehensive.
Joseph Theatre School
An annual event devoted to the work of Alan Ayckbourn. The intorduction
says, "This unique five-day course gives you the chance to see
one of the worlds most renowned writer/directors working at
his home base alongside his colleagues and acting company. Bringing
together enthusiasts, playgoers, scholars, actors, writers and directors,
the school will explore Ayckbourns work and his use of the Round
stage." Full details, including a day-by-day timetable and booking
& cost info.