Dad's Tale: Archive Images

A collection of archive material, posters, rehearsal and production images pertaining to Alan Ayckbourn's Dad's Tale. The Archive Images page is presented in association with the Borthwick Institute for Archives at the University of York where the Ayckbourn Archive is held. Click on an image to expand.

Dad's Tale (1960)

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A poster for Dad's Tale designed by Alan Ayckbourn's Archivist, Simon Murgatroyd, in the style of Studio Theatre Ltd for Alan Ayckbourn's 70th birthday celebrations.

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Holding: Ayckbourn Digital Archive

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The first page of Dad's Tale from one of several original manuscripts of Dad's Tale held in the Ayckbourn Archive in the Borthwick Institute for Archives at the University of York.

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An article from The Stage on 12 January 1961 promoting the transfer of Dad's Tale to Newcastle-under-Lyme and highlighting British Dance Drama Theatre members.

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Holding: Borthwick Institute For Archives

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A 'poster' for Dad's Tale which was mounted outside Scarborough's Library Theatre in 1960.

Copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust
Holding: The Bob Watson Archive

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The programme for the world premiere of Dad's Tale at the Library Theatre, Scarborough.

Copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust
Holding: Borthwick Institute For Archives

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A contact sheet of publicity photographs for Dad's Tale taken by Ken Boden and held in the Ayckbourn Archive in the Borthwick Institute for Archives at the University of York.

Photographer: Ken Boden (© Haydonning Ltd)
Holding: Borthwick Institute For Archives

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A publicity image from the world premiere of Dad's Tale featuring Hazel Lee, Alan Ayckbourn and David Jarrett.

Photographer: Ken Boden (© Haydonning Ltd)
Holding: Borthwick Institute For Archives

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The first published review of Dad's Tale was carried in The Scarborough Evening News on 20 December 1960.

Copyright: The Scarborough News
Holding: Borthwick Institute For Archives

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The Scene and Archive Images pages are presented in association with the Borthwick Institute for Archives at the University of York, where the Ayckbourn Archive is held.

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All images are copyright of the respective individual / organisation and should not be reproduced without permission.