Dad’s Tale: Archive

The Archive highlights significant documents relating to Dad’s Tale which are held in Archive by either Alan Ayckbourn, the Ayckbourn Archive at the University of York or The Bob Watson Archive at the Stephen Joseph Theatre. All material is copyright protected and should not be reproduced.

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This is a very rare example of an early bill-board used to advertise plays at the Library Theatre, Scarborough. There was no marketing / press office at the time and the board was likely to have been pulled together by the box office staff. (Copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust)

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The first page of the Dad’s Tale manuscript - several original manuscripts for this play exist. It is probably the only Ayckbourn play to begin with a huge monologue! (Copyright: Alan Ayckbourn)

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The original programme for the world premiere production of Dad’s Tale by Alan Ayckbourn. Note just how many roles a certain actor / playwright appears to have written for himself! (Copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust)

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