Alan Ayckbourn: Plays Directed


The Dynamic Death-Defying Leap Of Timothy Satupon The Great (1969)

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Peter Hawkins

Library Theatre
Concert Room, Scarborough Library

23 June 1969
23 June 1969
20 August 1969
New play:

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Staging:
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No
N/A
N/A

Round

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Alan Ayckbourn
Peter Boden
Peter Hawkins Trevor Holroyd

Robin Holmes
Lesli Tomson
Charles Boyle

Character
Timothy Satupon
Miss Baron
Violet
Deidre
Mr Age
Mr Young
Mr Gray
Miss Prim
Old What's-His-Name

Actor
Alan Rothwell
Elisabeth Ashton
Stephanie Turner
Sharon Duce
Brian Miller
Robert Peck
Jeremy Franklin
Elisabeth Sladen
Colin Edwynn

Notes

> This was the first play written by Northern Echo journalist Peter Hawkins and its first professional production. An amateur production had been staged at the National Student Drama Festival winning second prize.
> The play was reported as featuring a ‘guest artiste’ in Alan Rothwell and he only appeared in this production during the 1969 summer season. Alan Rothwell was better known for his role as David Barlow in the television soap opera
Coronation Street.
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All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.