Ayckbourn, Alan

Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre

The holder of a number of honorary degrees, he is also the recipient of a Montblanc de la Culture Award for Europe, a Sunday Times Literary Award for Excellence, and Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Writers' Guild of Great Britain and the Variety Club of Great Britain.

A Fellow of the RSA, he was appointed a CBE in 1987 and in 1997 was knighted for services to the theatre.


  • Stephen Joseph Theatre
  • Scarborough
  • YO11 1JW