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Alan Ayckbourn Plays 3

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Description for Alan Ayckbourn Plays 3 Paperback. A collection of plays that includes: "Haunting Julia", "Sugar Daddies", "Drowning on Dry Land" and "Private Fears in Public Places". Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 328.
This third volume of Alan Ayckbourn plays includes Haunting Julia, Sugar Daddies, Drowning on Dry Land and Private Fears in Public Places, with an introduction by the author. Haunting Julia 'A play for today. It touches on the failures of education and parenting, on media pressure and overdoses. Kurt Cobain comes to mind. More universally, Haunting Julia mourns how in adolescence and adulthood, we do our loves wrong.' Financial Times Sugar Daddies 'A timely warning about the dangers of role-playing and pretence . . . But the real fascination lies in watching Ayckbourn's own transformation from social observer ... Read more

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About Alan Ayckbourn
Alan Ayckbourn was born in London in 1939 to a violinist father and a mother who was a writer. He left school at seventeen with two 'A' levels and went straight into the theatre. Two years in regional theatre as an actor and stage manager led in 1959 to the writing of his first play, The Square Cat, for Scarborough's ... Read more

Reviews for Alan Ayckbourn Plays 3
"Haunting Julia 'Ayckbourn's gif for characterisation at its oblique best.' Financial Times; Sugar Daddies 'A timely warning about the dangers of role-playing and pretence.' Guardian; Drowning on Dry Land 'Ayckbourn at his best.' Sunday Times; Private Fears in Public Places A tale of the misheard, the unspoken and the sadly misunderstood."

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