Sir Alan Ayckbourn(1939-), Playwright; Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Sitter in 4 portraits
Playwright; Ayckbourn has written over 50 plays including Absurd Person Singular (1973), The Norman Conquests (1974), A Chorus of Disapproval (1984) and Man of the Moment (1988). Highly original in his manipulation of theatrical conventions, his pair of plays, House and Garden (1999) were performed simultaneously on adjacent stages by the same cast.
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William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
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