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Alan Ayckbourn - Greetings from Scarborough

Episode 3 of 8

Imagine sets out to discover why playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn is so popular, and a chorus of distinguished fans explain why he must be recognised as one of the great dramatists.

Sir Alan Ayckbourn is often described as the world's most performed living playwright. Yet it is his popularity that has often led to him being overlooked as a serious dramatist in the UK. As he premieres his 75th play in his seaside theatre in Scarborough, Imagine sets out to discover why Ayckbourn is so popular, and a chorus of distinguished fans explain why he must be recognised as one of the great dramatists of our time.

1 hour, 10 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Series Editor Alan Yentob
Director Jenny MacLeod
Producer Jenny MacLeod

Broadcasts

  • Tue 15 Nov 2011 22:35
  • Tue 15 Nov 2011 23:05
  • Wed 16 Nov 2011 23:00
  • Sun 18 Dec 2011 23:00