Interview: People Weekly (12 January 1976)

This page reproduces some of Alan Ayckbourn's significant quotes from the interview.

His Sexual Comedies Travel So Well That Alan Ayckbourn Is The New Bard Of Avon Ladies

by Fred Hauptfuhrer

"I'm a small-theatre person. The audiences here come straight up from the beach and if you wrote boring plays, they'd simply go to sleep or go away."

Bedroom Farce] about how the British behave in bed - they play Scrabble, do their accounts and everything but what you expect. The French will like it, it will confirm all their suspicions."