RolePlay: Further Reading

This page contains details of publications & articles relating to RolePlay. The information is for research & the website cannot provide copies of the articles listed.

Published Editions

Samuel French, 2004, ISBN 0573115699
Damsels In Distress (ebook)
Faber, 2014, ASIN: B00L77ZAMI


Paul Allen: A Pocket Guide to Alan Ayckbourn’s Plays
pp.206-215 (Faber & Faber, 2004, ISBN 0571214924)
Albert-Reiner Glaap: Ayckbourn Country - Second Edition
pp.200-209 (Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2004, ISBN 3884766783)
Simon Murgatroyd: Unseen Ayckbourn
(Lulu Books, 2013, ISBN 9781291676631)


North's Great Knight Of The Theatre
Viv Hardwick, Northern Echo, 10 May 2001
Alan Gets Two Plays For The Price Of One
Charles Hutchinson, Yorkshire Evening Press, 25 May 2001
Common Touch
Tim Teeman, Play, 26 May 2001
Alan Ayckbourn: Sombre Hombre With A Touch Of Class
Tony Greenway, Artscene, June 2001
Knight Unites Comedy And Drama
James Nash, Metro, 26 June 2001
The Play Just Arriving At SJT Is Sir Alan's Sixtieth
Liza Goodfellow, Scarborough Evening News, 27 June 2001
Write Approach Of A Theatrical Knight
Liza Goodfellow, Scarborough Evening News, 12 July 2001
Sir Alan Gets A Weight Of His Mind
Lynda Murdin, Yorkshire Post, 25 August 2001
Time Off
Mark Jessop, Stratford Upon Avon Journal, 27 September 2001
Stage Success But The Butterflies Never Go
Beverley Greenberg, Bolton Evening News, 11 October 2001
The Net Closes In
Ben Carlish, Metro, 15 January 2002
In Ayckbourn World Even The Rain Has To Fall Right
Alistair Robinson, Sunderland Echo, 18 January 2002
I'll Boycott The West End, Says Angry Ayckbourn
Nigel Reynolds, Daily Telegraph, 24 October 2002

Reviews: World Premiere

Memorable Hat Trick
John Edwards, Bridlington Free Press, 13 September 2001
Three Of The Same, But Different
Dave Edwards, The Big Issue, 30 July 2001
Ayckbourn Trilogy
Michael Billington, The Guardian, 11 September 2001
All The Right Ingredients For A Perfect Dinner
Scarborough Evening News, 5 September 2001
Classic Humour In Family Farce
Natalie Anglesey, The Stage, 13 September 2001
John Peter, Sunday Times, 16 September 2001
Jeremy Kingston, The Times, 6 September 2001
Charles Hutchinson, Yorkshire Evening Press, 5 September 2001
Lynda Murdin, Yorkshire Post, 6 September 2001

Reviews: London Premiere

Michael Billington, Country Life, 12 September 2002
Damsels In Distress
Robert Gore-Langton, Daily Express, 13 September 2002
Damsels In Distress
Michael Coveney, Daily Mail, 9 September 2002
A Crash Course In The Joys Of Rep
Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph, 9 September 2002
Ayckbourn's Trio Of Trickery
Rachel Halliburton, Evening Standard, 9 September 2002
Old Chestnuts Become New
Alastair Macaulay, Financial Times, 11 September 2002
Stoppard Vs Ayckbourn
Financial Times, 14 September 2002
Damsels In Distress
Michael Billington, The Guardian, 9 September 2002
Remember The Joy Of Rep?
Paul Taylor, The Independent, 12 September 2002
Damsels In Distress
Kate Bassett, Independent On Sunday, 15 September 2002
The Traditions Of Comedy
Sheridan Morley, International Herald Tribune, 18 September 2002
Damsels In Distress
Jewish Chronicle, 12 September 2002
Delivering Damsels At The Treble
Georgina Brown, Mail On Sunday, 15 September 2002
It's A Man's World
Claire Allfree, Metro, 10 September 2002
Maniacal Measures
Laurence Green, Morning Star, 12 September 2002
A Triple Conquest
Kate Kellaway, The Observer, 8 September 2002
Washed Up In Wapping
Patrick Carnegy, The Spectator, 14 September 2002
Damsels In Distress - An Ayckbourn Trilogy
John Thaxter, The Stage, 12 September 2002
Ayckbourn Triple Trouble
Mark Shenton, Sunday Express, 15 September, 2002
Farce Beyond A Joke
John Gross, Sunday Telegraph, 15 September 2002
Damsels In Distress
Benedict Nightingale, The Times, 9 September 2002
Outlook Is Fine After A Marathon Day Of Distress
Heather Neill, Times Educational Supplement, 13 September 2002
Damsels In Distress
Lucy Powell, Time Out, 11 September 2002
First Nights
Roger Foss, What's On, 11 September 2002

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.