Relatively Speaking

Relatively Speaking London in the s Greg wants to marry Ginny but first she needs to shake off the attention of her older lover and former boss Philip and recover some compromising letters Claiming she is going to m

  • Title: Relatively Speaking
  • Author: Alan Ayckbourn
  • ISBN: 9780573113550
  • Page: 353
  • Format: Paperback
  • London in the 1960s Greg wants to marry Ginny, but first she needs to shake off the attention of her older lover and former boss Philip and recover some compromising letters Claiming she is going to meet her parents, she sets off for the country Love struck Greg follows and inadvertently arrives first, meeting Philip s wife Sheila, whom he naturally presumes to be GinLondon in the 1960s Greg wants to marry Ginny, but first she needs to shake off the attention of her older lover and former boss Philip and recover some compromising letters Claiming she is going to meet her parents, she sets off for the country Love struck Greg follows and inadvertently arrives first, meeting Philip s wife Sheila, whom he naturally presumes to be Ginny s mother The scene is set for a comedy of secrets, lies, misunderstandings and farce.

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    1. Sir Alan Ayckbourn is a popular and prolific English playwright He has written and produced seventy three full length plays in Scarborough and London and was, between 1972 and 2009, the artistic director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, where all but four of his plays have received their first performance More than 40 have subsequently been produced in the West End, at the Royal National Theatre or by the Royal Shakespeare Company since his first hit Relatively Speaking opened at the Duke of York s Theatre in 1967 Major successes include Absurd Person Singular 1975 , The Norman Conquests trilogy 1973 , Bedroom Farce 1975 , Just Between Ourselves 1976 , A Chorus of Disapproval 1984 , Woman in Mind 1985 , A Small Family Business 1987 , Man Of The Moment 1988 , House Garden 1999 and Private Fears in Public Places 2004 His plays have won numerous awards, including seven London Evening Standard Awards They have been translated into over 35 languages and are performed on stage and television throughout the world Ten of his plays have been staged on Broadway, attracting two Tony nominations, and one Tony award.

    2. One may be forgiven for thinking that if they have read one Ayckbourn play, they have read them all. Or seen them. Same effect. I think it is the way he writes dialog that reveals things to the audience that the characters on stage do not understand. This takes great skill, of course, but that this is the main feature of play after play, and clueless characters appear in play after play, finally worn me down. I did not enjoy RELATIVELY SPEAKING as much as I might have had this been the first Ayc [...]

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