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It Could Be Any One of Us

Full-Length Play, Comedy  /  3w, 3m

A thunderstorm. In a windswept country house a family of failures wrangles over a will: a detective who has never solved a case; a writer, an artist and a composer whose works have never been published, shown or performed, and a dysfunctional teenager. Here are the prime ingredients for a murder mys…

It Could Be Any One of Us

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A thunderstorm. In a windswept country house a family of failures wrangles over a will: a detective who has never solved a case; a writer, an artist and a composer whose works have never been published, shown or performed, and a dysfunctional teenager. Here are the prime ingredients for a murder mystery, but this diversion is by Alan Ayckbourne and it has a number of surprises. The victim is not who it should be, the murder's identity changes overnight and the thrills are leavened with tongue in cheek humor and ironic comment.

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    Alan Ayckbourn on Growing As a Dramatist

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    Alan Ayckbourn on Comparisons

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    Alan Ayckbourn on How to Approach His Plays

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    Alan Ayckbourn on Getting Started

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    Alan Ayckbourn on the Difference Between Then and Now

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    Alan Ayckbourn on Ideas

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    Alan Ayckbourn on Writing a Well Made Play

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Alan Ayckbourn

A playwright and theatre director, to date Alan Ayckbourn has written 89 plays – Family Album attracted four-star reviews when it premiered in September 2022 at the Stephen Joseph, where nearly all his plays are first staged.

However, this year he will stage his 88th play Welc ...

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