Better Off Dead

Better Off Dead

Better Off Dead

Better Off Dead


Irascible author Algy Waterbridge is hard at work on his thirty-third crime novel.

While Algy’s wife is getting more forgetful, and his PA frequently oversteps the mark, the constant interruptions come to a head with an unfortunate newspaper interview. As Algy’s fictional characters take over, the lines between fiction and reality become blurred.

A comedy of confusion about a grumpy old man who might not be so grumpy after all.

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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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