Alan Ayckbourn: Revues

This page includes all of Alan Ayckbourn's revues and musical entertainments. To find out more details about each revue, click on the revue title.

Alan Ayckbourn has written 11 musical revues, the first 10 with the Stephen Joseph Theatre in the Round's Musical Director Paul Todd. He then returned to the form more than a decade later in a collaboration with Denis King.

Of all Alan Ayckbourn's revues, only
Me, Myself and I has been published although all the revues are available to produce (contact Casarotto Ramsay for details).

The Revues

Men On Women On Men (1978): A revue - originally performed in two parts which were later combined - written with the composer Paul Todd.
First Course (1980): One part of an unrelated duology of revues - intended to be performed separately - written with the composer Paul Todd.
Second Helping (1980): One part of an unrelated duology of revues - intended to be performed separately - written with the composer Paul Todd.
Me, Myself & I (1981): A revue - originally performed in three parts which were later combined - written with the composer Paul Todd.
Incidental Music (1983): A revue written with the composer Paul Todd.
The 7 Deadly Virtues (1984): A revue - with seven substantial narrative songs - written with the composer Paul Todd.
The Westwoods (1984): A revue in two parts, His Side and Her Side - which can be performed separately or together - written with the composer Paul Todd.
Boy Meets Girl (1985): One part of a revue duology - intended to be performed separately - written with the composer Paul Todd.
Girl Meets Boy (1985): One part of a revue duology - intended to be performed separately - written with the composer Paul Todd.
Mere Soup Songs (1985): A revue written with the composer Paul Todd.
Cheap And Cheerful (1998): A revue inspired by seaside end-of-the-pier shows written with the composer Denis King.

All research for this section is by Simon Murgatroyd. Please do not reproduce without crediting the author and Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website. All written material © Haydonning Ltd.