Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn

English writer and artistic director of Theatre Stephen Joseph Scarborough 1970.
He really is terribly heavy going. Like running up hill in roller skates.More Alan Ayckbourn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Cats names are more for human benefit. They give one a certain degree more confidence that the animal belongs to you.More Alan Ayckbourn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As a writer one is allowed to have conversations with oneself. What is considered sane in writers is made for the rest of the human race.More Alan Ayckbourn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What I find interesting is how close you can run the laughter along the seam of seriousness, and occasionally cross it, so that half the house genuinely doesn't know whether to laugh or cry. Custard pie humour is fairly universal, but at the other end, which I'm more interested in, there's the humour that hovers on the darkness, that walks in the shadow of something else, not always that obvious.More Alan Ayckbourn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A gentleman ... sleeps at his work. That's what work's for. Why do you think they have the SILENCE notices in the library? So as not to disturb me in my little nook behind the biography shelves.More Alan Ayckbourn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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