Publications & Articles About Alan Ayckbourn

This page will contain recommended books both by and about Alan Ayckbourn as well as a number of articles relating to the playwright's connection to theatre in the round in Scarborough. For a more comprehensive list of material, visit the Publications section at Alan Ayckbourn's official website.

Recommended Publications By and About Alan Ayckbourn

The Crafty Art of Playmaking
Author: Alan Ayckbourn
Faber, 2004, softcover, ISBN 0571215106

Alan Ayckbourn – Grinning at the Edge
Author: Paul Allen
Methuen, 2002, softcover, ISBN 0413771369

A Pocket Guide to Alan Ayckbourn's Plays
Author: Paul Allen
Faber, 2004, ISBN 0571214924

Alan Ayckbourn: Modern Dramatists (2 ed.)
Author: Michael Billington
Palgrave Macmillan, 1990, softcover, ISBN 0333489896

New Landmarks in Ayckbourn Country
Author: Albert-Reiner Glaap
Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2004, ISBN 978-3868215007

A Guided Tour Through Ayckbourn Country (2 ed.)
Author: Albert Reiner Glaap
Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2004, ISBN 38847666783

Confusions To Roundelay: Stages In Ayckbourn’s Creative Work
Author: Albert-Reiner Glaap
Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2015, ISBN 9783868216295
Alan Ayckbourn - Writers And Their Work (2 ed.)
Author: Michael Holt
Liverpool University Press, 2018, ISBN 978-0746312810

Laughter In The Dark: The plays of Alan Ayckbourn
Author: Albert E. Kalson
Associated University Presses, 1993, ISBN 0838634796

Unseen Ayckbourn (buy)
Author: Simon Murgatroyd
Lulu Books, 2023, ISBN 9781447761723

Conversations With Ayckbourn (2 ed.)
Author: Ian Watson
Faber, 1988, softcover, ISBN 0571151922

Six Contemporary Playwrights
Author: Duncan Wu
Macmillan, 1996, softcover, ISBN 033367086X

Stephen Joseph: Theatre Pioneer & Provocateur
Author: Dr Paul Elsam
Bloomsbury, 2013, softcover, ISBN 9781408185674

Articles About Alan Ayckbourn

A wealth of articles about Alan Ayckbourn his plays and career can be found on the playwright's official website. Here are several which particularly pertain to his contribution to theatre in the round in Scarborough by his archivist, Simon Murgatroyd.
All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd and all original material copyright of Simon Murgatroyd. Please do not reproduce this material without permission fo the copyright holder.