Library Theatre: 1960 - 1969

This page contains the complete list of professional productions at the Library Theatre, Scarborough, between 1955 and 1969. Click on a play title to visit the page specifically related to the production.

Play Title
1960

‘Prentice Pillar
Wuthering Heights
Love After All
The Ark
View From The Brink: Out Of The Flying Pan *
View From The Brink: Soldier From The Wars Returning *
View From The Brink: Mutatis Mutandis *
Five Finger Exercise
Dad’s Tale *

1961
Victoria Regina
Five Finger Exercise
Four Minute Warning: Mutatis Mutandis
Four Minute Warning: At Sea
Four Minute Warning: Little Brother, Little Sister
Gaslight
Standing Room Only *
Stranger In The Family *
Two For The Seesaw
Double Bill: We’ve Minds Of Our Own *
Double Bill: The Bed Life Of A Mad Boy *
David Copperfield *
The Boys And The Girls *

1962
A Thief In Time *
Double Bill: The Man Of Destiny
Double Bill: O’Flaherty V.C.
Usher *
Double Bill: Nine Floors, Not Counting The Mezzanine *
Double Bill: The Birds And The Well-Wishers *
The Station People *
The Caretaker
The Rainmaker
Death At The New Year *

1963
Fallen Angels
Rollo
A Likely Tale
Comeback *
Necessary Doubt (announced but not produced)
Triple Bill: Who Was Hilary Maconochie?
Triple Bill: Barnstable
Triple Bill: The Pedagogue
Affairs Of State
Beasts: The Pelican
Beasts: The Pariah

1964
Double Bill: The Private Ear
Double Bill: The Public Eye
Private Lives
The Tiger And The Horse
Dead And Alive *

1965
Granite
Meet My Father *
March Of Time *
Cock & Bull Story *
Out Of Thin Air: See The Pretty Lights *
Out Of Thin Air: The Governor’s Lady
Out of Thin Air: The Day Dumbfounded Got His Pylon
Bitter Harvest
The Play Of Mata Hari *

1966
Amateur Season

1967
Hop, Step And Jump *
The Sparrow *
Eden End
Romeo And Jeanette

1968
A Boat in The Backyard *
The Promise
The Strongbox
Hay Fever
Arden Of Feversham

1969
The Dynamic Death-Defying Leap Of
Timothy Satupon The Great
*
A Little Stiff Built Chap *
Ask Me Tomorrow
How The Other Half Loves *
Untitled Children's Play (scheduled but not produced)
Playwright

Ruth Dixon
Jurneman Winch (Joan Winch)
Roland Allen (Alan Ayckbourn)
James Saunders
David Campton
David Campton
David Campton
Peter Shaffer
Roland Allen (Alan Ayckbourn)


Laurence Housman
Peter Shaffer
David Campton
David Campton
David Campton
Patrick Hamilton
Alan Ayckbourn
Norman Horner
William Gibson
William Norfolk
Stockwell Allen
Joan MacAlpine
David Campton


Joan MacAlpine
George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw
David Campton
William Norfolk
William Norfolk
Richard Gill
Harold Pinter
Richard Nash
R.G. Gregory


Noël Coward
Marcel Archard
Gerald Savory
David Campton
Colin Wilson
James Saunders
James Saunders
James Saunders
Louis Verneuil
August Strindberg
August Strindberg


Peter Shaffer
Peter Shaffer
Noël Coward
Robert Bolt
David Campton


Clemence Dane
Alan Ayckbourn
Denys Ives
David Campton
Alan Plater
David Mercer
Henry Livings
Catherine Turney
Mike Stott





Alan Plater
Alan Ayckbourn
J.B. Priestley
Jean Anouilh


David Bramley
Alexei Arbuzov
Carl Sternheim
Noël Coward
Anonymous


Peter Hawkins

Leonard Barras
Stan Barstow
Alan Ayckbourn
Alfred Bradley
Opening night

15 June 1960
23 June 1960
30 June 1960
21 July 1960
4 August 1960


12 December 1960
19 December 1960


12 June 1961
19 June 1961
22 June 1961


29 June 1961
13 July 1961
27 July 1961
10 August 1961
10 September 1961

11 December 1961
26 December 1961


12 June 1962
21 June 1962

28 June 1962
05 July 1962

19 July 1962
16 August 1962
30 August 1962
13 September 1962


11 June 1963
13 June 1963
27 June 1963
11 July 1963
Not produced
25 July 1963


8 August 1963
29 August 1963



4 June 1964

11 June 1964
18 June 1964
30 July 1964


5 July 1965
8 July 1965
15 July 1965
29 July 1965
12 August 1965


26 August 1965
9 September 1965





10 July 1967
13 July 1967
27 July 1967
17 August 1967


24 June 1968
27 June 1968
18 July 1968
1 August 1968
15 August 1968


23 June 1969

3 July 1969
17 July 1969
31 July 1969
August 1969

All research for this section is by Simon Murgatroyd. If reproduced please credit Simon Murgatroyd and the Official Alan Ayckbourn Website
www.alanayckbourn.net.