Stephen Joseph Theatre

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.

Summer Season at Scarborough
By Ron Simpson

Stephen Joseph Theatre kicks of its summer programme with Chris Monks' adaptation of The Last Train to Scarborough.

The Last Train to Scarborough (Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson

Set in Yorkshire 1914, Andrew Martin's crime thriller "is a pleasing diversion, but doesn't really excite".

The Hoarder (Tour - Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson

Starting its UK tour in Scarborough, Sticks Theatre Company's examination of the life of a chronic hoarder is a "bold piece of physical theatre".