Roundelay

Roundelay

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Roundelay

Roundelay

Overview

Roundelay consists of five short, self-contained plays, written to be played in any sequence. There are therefore 120 possibilities as to the order in which they could be performed. Many are connected, sometimes through shared characters, sometimes through overlapping narrative. Some are prequels to others, being themselves in turn sequels to others.

It is hoped that during a run they will be played in as many different orders as there are performances, employing simple staging to allow minimal gaps between each scene.

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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 thea ...

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