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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...

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