Alan Ayckbourn

How the Other Half Loves (Theatre Royal Haymarket)
Alan Ayckbourn's early farce is revived in the West End
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 28 March - 3 April
James Norton, Lesley Manville and Sian Phillips feature in this week's major openings
Michael Coveney: Laughter is the great purgative in theatre
Ahead of the opening of The Painkiller this evening, Michael Coveney expounds the joy of farce
Casting announced for How The Other Half Loves
Alan Strachan directs the revival of Alan Ayckbourn's comedy at the Haymarket
Brits Off Broadway Festival line-up announced
The annual festival at 59E59 Theaters showcases British plays
How the Other Half Loves returns to the West End
Alan Ayckbourn's hit comedy will open at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in March
Alan Ayckbourn's Confusions and Hero's Welcome embark on national tour
The productions will also tour to New York as part of the Brits off Broadway festival
34 theatre openings that should be on your radar in September
We take a look at the major openings in a very busy month for theatre around the UK
Michael Coveney: Actors following in famous fatherly footsteps
'Father's Day is a good excuse to celebrate the passing of the flame from one generation to another in the theatre'
Michael Coveney: Why we love the shows that go wrong
'It's the combination of material accident and thespian shame the truly sadistic coarse theatre lover is craving'