The Serious Side of Alan Ayckbourn

  • Malcolm Page


The comedies of Alan Ayckbourn have featured prominently in the British theatre in the last fifteen years. His earliest plays were the lightest and purest of comedies, giving him the reputation of being the most undemanding of entertainers. This initial reputation has obscured the depth and the seriousness of some of his plays, particularly those of 1974–78: Absent Friends, Just Between Ourselves, and Joking Apart.


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