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Sir Alan Ayckbourn, CBE is a popular English playwright who has been given numerous prestigious awards for his outstanding work.


Ayckbourn wrote his first play at Wisborough Lodge (a preparatory school in the village of Wisborough Green) when he was about 10.After leaving school at 17, Ayckbourn's career took several temporary jobs in various places before starting a temporary job at the Scarborough Library Theatre.Ayckbourn's career was briefly interrupted when he was called for National Service.At the moment Ayckbourn continues to write and direct his own work at the theatre.