Theatre in the Round: Plays & Playwrights (1955 - 2008)

As of 2024, more than 600 plays have been produced at the various theatre in the round venues in Scarborough since 1955. Of these, more than half have been world premieres.

These pages offer a guide to significant plays which have been staged in the town between 1955 and 2008 as well as looking at the playwrights whose work premiered in Scarborough during this period. In the case of the most famous playwright to originate from theatre in the round in Scarborough, in-depth details of all of Alan Ayckbourn's plays can be found on his official website at

All research & original material for this section is by and © Simon Murgatroyd, all rights reserved. Did not reproduce without permission.