Body Language: Significant Productions

This page contains details of significant productions of Alan Ayckbourn's Body Language, such as the world and London premieres as well as Ayckbourn-directed revivals. It is not a complete list of productions given how frequently Alan Ayckbourn's plays are performed by professionals and amateur companies around the world.

World Premiere (1990)

First performance: 16 May 1990
World premiere: 21 May 1990
Final performance: 21 May 1990
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough
Staging: Round

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Roger Glossop
Lighting: Mick Hughes
Music: John Pattison

Stage Manager: Rochard Pattison
Deputy Stage Manager: Marina Kilby
Deputy Stage Manager: Lynda Snowden
Assistant Stage Manager: Kate Rhodes James
Assistant Stage Manager: Danny McGrath
Assistant Stage Manager: Patricia Swales

Character
Hravic Zyergefoovc
Freya Roope
Benjamin Cooper
Ronnie Weston
Angie Dell
Derek Short
Jo Knapton
Mal Bennet

Actor
Nigel Anthony
Cecily Hobbs
Geoffrey Whitehead
Timothy Kightley
Lia Williams
Peter Forbes
Tam Hoskyns
Robert McCulley

Revival (1999)

First performance: 19 August 1999
Premiere: 24 August 1999
Final performance: 25 September 1999
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Staging: Round

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Roger Glossop
Lighting: Mick Hughes
Costumes: Christine Wall
Music: John Pattison

Stage Manager: Helen Reynolds
Deputy Stage Manager: Lucy McEwan
Assistant Stage Manager: Sarah J McGregor

Character
Hravic Zyergefoovc
Freya Roope
Benjamin Cooper
Ronnie Weston
Angie Dell
Derek Short
Jo Knapton
Mal Bennet
Medical Staff
Medical Staff

Actor
Peter Laird
Alexandra Mathie
Terence Booth
Robert Blythe
Alison Senior
Danny Nutt
Jennifer Luckraft
Barry McCarthy
Kath O’Reilly
Lee Sutton

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.