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Private Fears in Public Places

Alan Ayckbourn

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  3f, 3m

"Sir Alan's play is a tale of the misheard, the unspoken and the sadly misunderstood. absolute perfection, bringing warmth, humor, and sadness to Ayckbourn's exquisite dark comedy." - thetheatremania.com

"Quintessentially theatrical i…

Private Fears in Public Places

by  Alan Ayckbourn

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    3f, 3m
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    • Adult
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Six people with six very separate lives are strangely linked by circumstance. Does Nicola still love Dan? Can Stewart be on the verge of an office romance? Will Imogen ever find true love? Does Ambrose have a secret life? And what on earth is Charlotte up to?

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  • Mild Adult Themes

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3f, 3m
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"Sir Alan's play is a tale of the misheard, the unspoken and the sadly misunderstood. absolute perfection, bringing warmth, humor, and sadness to Ayckbourn's exquisite dark comedy." - thetheatremania.com

"Quintessentially theatrical in its Chekhovian ability to wring laughter out of quiet desperation." - The Guardian

"Delicately crafted work that shows a master's skill." - Variety

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  • Alan Ayckbourn on Writing a Well Made Play

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Alan Ayckbourn

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of Alan Ayckbourn joining the Library Theatre company in Scarborough, of which he was the Artistic Director for 37 years and where he made both his professional playwriting in 1959 and his directorial debut in 1961.He has spent his life in theatre, rarely if ever tempted by tel ...

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