Alan Ayckbourn: Plays Directed


The Rehearsal (1977)

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Opening night:
Final performance:

Jean Anouilh

Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round
Main house (Round)

21 June 1977
22 June 1977
24 September 1977
New play:

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Original Author:
Translation:

Staging:
No

No
Jean Anouilh
Lucienne Hill

Round

Company Details

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Design:

Stage Manager:
Deputy Stage Manager:
Assistant Stage Manager:
Assistant Stage Manager:
Alan Ayckbourn
Michael Holt

Janet Fox
Christopher Gray
Anne Hawkins
Simon Richardson

Character
Countess
Damiens
Count
Hortensia
Hero
Villebosse
Lucile

Actor
Petronella Ford
Robert Austin
Robin Herford
Alison Skilbeck
Malcolm Hebden
Bob Eaton
Diane Bull

Notes

> The Rehearsal marked the first time Alan Ayckbourn worked with the designer Michael Holt. It would begin a long collaborative relationship which continues to the present day with Michael having designed for the world premieres of Alan’s plays as well as revivals and West End productions.
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All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.