Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn

English writer and artistic director of Theatre Stephen Joseph Scarborough 1970.
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]
We don't discuss anything anyway. Unless it appears on Patrick's official breakfast-time agenda. And that consists mainly of food. Minutes of the last meal and proposals for the next.More Alan Ayckbourn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all, except for large sums of money.More Alan Ayckbourn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all, except for large sums of money.More Alan Ayckbourn quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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]

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