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Frankenstein

Oct 2–6, 2018

Online booking opens Sep 8, 2018

Roundelay

24 April, 2018

by Alan Ayckbourn
arranged by Beverley Rousset

We are invited to look at humorous, moving, tense, and hard to believe moments in the lives of a novelist, a politician, a judge and a theatrical agent.

Alan Ayckbourn has written a series of playlets in the same way as an author might write a series of short stories. The complete version consists of five playlets, but regrettably, due to time constraints, only four can be performed in this playreading. Each playlet is independent of all the others, although some characters appear in more than one.

Ayckbourn explores the ways in which various personalities react to the situation they find themselves in, and we are invited to look at humorous, moving, tense, and hard to believe moments in the lives of a novelist, a politician, a judge and a theatrical agent. First performed in 2014, Ayckbourn shows he is still looking for different ways of giving the public an evening to enjoy.