Latest Alan Ayckbourn News


Ayckbourn Pens Movie In Eight Hours

English playwright ALAN AYCKBOURN penned the screenplay to 1988 movie A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL in just one day. Director Michael Winner paid a visit to Ayckbourn's London home after acquiring the rights to the film...

Ayckbourn: 'Hollywood Stars Stifling London Theatre'

Acclaimed British playwright SIR ALAN AYCKBOURN has launched a stinging attack on Hollywood stars including MADONNA, DAVID SCHWIMMER and MATT DAMON for damaging the reputation of UK theatre. The 67-year-old dramatist fears young homegrown talents...

Ayckbourn Returns After Stroke

Playwright ALAN AYCKBOURN is returning to work to direct his new play IF I WERE YOU after recovering from a stroke. The stage star, who wrote the play prior to his ill health, suffered a...

Ayckbourn Suffers Stroke

Veteran playwright SIR ALAN AYCKBOURN has been hospitalised in Scarborough, England, after suffering a stroke. THE NORMAN CONQUEST writer, 66, is currently recovering, but fears the right-side of his body has been struck by...

Playwright Attacks Hollywood Theatre Stars

Celebrated British playwright SIR ALAN AYCKBOURN has slammed the Hollywood film stars who are becoming the main attraction on London's West End stages. The acclaimed scribe has pledged to quit his beloved art form...

Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn Quick Links

News Quotes RSS
Advertisement

Suggested

Daniel Craig Hopes 'Spectre' Shows His Bond Is Not As 'Sexist And Misogynistic' As Before

Daniel Craig Hopes 'Spectre' Shows His Bond Is Not As 'Sexist And Misogynistic' As Before

The actor will have his fifth outing as the secret agent in 'Spectre' this November.

'The Danish Girl' Director Reveals When Eddie Redmayne Was Cast As Transgender Artist Lili Elbe

'The Danish Girl' Director Reveals When Eddie Redmayne Was Cast As Transgender Artist Lili Elbe

The director faced some backlash when Redmayne was announced as playing the transgender pioneer.

Advertisement
Tyler The Creator Speaks Out On UK Ban

Tyler The Creator Speaks Out On UK Ban

The rapper was denied entry to Britain on August 26th.

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Here's A Candle (For Your Birthday Cake) Audio

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Here's A Candle (For Your Birthday Cake) Audio

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds topped UK charts with his second album 'Chasing Yesterday' in February.

Filmmaker Wes Craven Dies Aged 76

Filmmaker Wes Craven Dies Aged 76

Filmmaker Wes Craven has died at the age of 76, his family has announced. With a career spanning over 40 years, Craven was one of the most prolific...

Advertisement