Taking Steps (1980)

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Alan Ayckbourn

Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round
Main house (Round)

18 June 1980
18 June 1980
20 September 1980
New play:

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No

No
N/A
N/A

Round

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Alan Ayckbourn

Simon Whitaker
Eric Lumsden
Sue Merry
Abigail McKern

Character
Elizabeth
Mark, her brother
Tristram, a solicitor
Roland, Elizabeth's husband
Leslie, a builder
Kitty, Mark's fiancee

Actor
Marcia Warren
Robin Herford
Michael Simkins
Ronald Herdman
Jeffrey Robert
Lavinia Bertram

Notes

> Taking Steps is the only play by Alan Ayckbourn specifically written for in-the-round performance. It can - and has frequently - been performed end-stage, but the playwright feels this is to miss the point of the play.

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