Ayckbourn, Sir Alan

 (1939–) Prolific British playwright.

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  • Ayckbourn, Sir Alan — born April 12, 1939, London, Eng. British playwright. He began acting with the Stephen Joseph Co. in Scarborough, Yorkshire, where he also wrote his earliest plays under the pseudonym Roland Allen (1959–61). Most of his plays premiered at the… …   Universalium

  • Ayckbourn, Sir Alan — (n. 12 abr. 1939, Londres, Inglaterra). Comediógrafo británico. Comenzó a actuar en la Compañía Stephen Joseph en Scarborough, Yorkshire, donde además escribió sus primeras piezas teatrales bajo el seudónimo de Roland Allen (1959–61). La mayoría… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Alan Ayckbourn — Sir Alan Ayckbourn, CBE (nacido el 22 de abril de 1929) es un popular y prolífico dramaturgo inglés. Contenido 1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Alan — alán (ant.) m. *Perro alano. * * * alán. m. desus. perro alano. * * * (as used in expressions) Alanbrooke (de Brookeborough), Alan Francis Brooke, 1 vizconde Arthur, Chester A(lan) Ayckbourn, Sir Alan Bennett, Alan Dershowitz, Alan (Morton) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • sir — /serr/, n. 1. a respectful or formal term of address used to a man: No, sir. 2. (cap.) the distinctive title of a knight or baronet: Sir Walter Scott. 3. (cap.) a title of respect for some notable personage of ancient times: Sir Pandarus of Troy …   Universalium

  • sir — (Voz inglesa.) ► sustantivo masculino Tratamiento honorífico empleado por los británicos. * * * sir (ingl.; pronunc. [ser]) m. *Tratamiento de respeto usado en Inglaterra delante de un nombre de hombre o para dirigirse a la persona de que se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Alan — /al euhn/, n. a male given name: from a Celtic word meaning harmony. * * * (as used in expressions) Arthur Chester Alan Ayckbourn Sir Alan Bennett Alan Dershowitz Alan Morton Greenspan Alan Hazeltine Louis Alan Heeger Alan J. Hovhaness Alan Alan… …   Universalium

  • Alan Ayckbourn — Infobox Writer name = Sir Alan Ayckbourn CBE caption = pseudonym = birthdate = Birth date and age|df=yes|1939|4|12|def=yes birthplace = Hampstead, London deathdate = deathplace = occupation = Playwright and director nationality = British period …   Wikipedia

  • Philip Ayckbourn — (born 1962 in Stoke on Trent) is an English actor, director and playwright.Ayckbourn trained for three years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). In 1998, he and fellow RADA alum Judi Armstrong founded Quorum Theatre Company. The company… …   Wikipedia

  • English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …   Universalium

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