Interview: Yorkshire Post (15 January 1980)

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

Strains To New Effect

by Clare Jenkins

"I find that in a pure musical you have greater horizons on which to explore. You can use flashbacks and a cinematic technique. You begin with a small idea and suddenly new, additional ones impound on the others, pleading to take part in the complete work."