Stephen Joseph Theatre

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
Torben Betts: I'm not Alan Ayckbourn's lovechild
The playwright, whose play Muswell Hill transfers from the White Bear to the Park Theatre this week, talks mobile phones and making ends meet
Aladdin (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson
Andrew Pollard's family Christmas fantasy delivers a modern twist on a traditional tale.
Ayckbourn premieres new play to mark Stephen Joseph Theatre's 60th year
The Scarborough venue is also staging new productions of previous hits The Woman in Black and Neville's Island
Slipping (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson
Claudine Toutoungi's complex piece about the tangle of sex, deceit and lies emanating from a surgeon's relationship with his patient is "maturely structured and excitingly written"
On the Piste (Theatre Royal, Wakefield)
By Ron Simpson
Wakefield Theatre Royal's revival of John Godber's farce, On the Piste, is much-changed from the 1990 original
Roundelay (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson
Marking his 75th birthday, the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's latest work proves his continued ability to delight and amaze.
Brief Encounter with... Northern Broadsides' Conrad Nelson
By Ron Simpson
The acclaimed theatre company's director talks about touring Oliver Goldsmith's 18th century comedy
The Boy Who Fell into A Book (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson
Alan Ayckbourn returns to SJT to direct his 1998 play
Cox & Box - Mrs Bouncer's Legacy (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson
Sir Arthur Sullivan's one act comic opera is reinvented with a brand new second act.