Arrivals & Departures: Significant Productions

This page contains details of significant productions of Alan Ayckbourn's Arrivals & Departures.

World Premiere (2013)

First performance: 1 August 2013
World premiere: 6 August 2013
Final performance: 5 October 2013
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Staging: Round

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Jan Bee Brown
Lighting: Tigger Johnson
Fight Director: Kate Waters

Stage Manager: Fleur Linden Beeley
Deputy Stage Manager: Sue Volans
Assistant Stage Manager: Hayley Smith

Character
Ez
Quentin
Charles / Jess / Husband
Esme / Girlfriend / Daisy
Mother / Hilary / Pauline
Tourist / Debs / Daisy
Sherwin / Norman / Son / Cerastes
Student / Freddie / Suspect /Young Barry
Chaplin / Clive / Wisby / Rob
Nadine / Lily / Wife
Barry

Actor
Elizabeth Boag
Terence Booth
John Branwell
Rachel Caffrey
Sarah Parks
Emily Pithon
Ben Porter
James Powell
Richard Stacey
Sarah Stanley
Kim Wall

Tour (2014) & New York Premiere (2014)

Tour premiere: 28 January 2014
Venue: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
Final performance: 28 March 2014
Venue: Windsor Theatre Royal
Staging: End-stage

New York Premiere: 29 May 2014
Final performance: 29 June 2014
Venue: 59E50 Theaters, New York
Staging: End-stage

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Jan Bee Brown
Lighting: Tigger Johnson
Fight Director: Kate Waters

Stage Manager: Sue Volans
Assistant Stage Manager: Annette Waldie
AEA Stage Manager: Jess Johnston

Character
Ez
Quentin
Charles / Jess / Husband
Esme / Girlfriend / Daisy
Mother / Hilary / Pauline
Tourist / Debs / Daisy
Sherwin / Norman / Son / Cerastes
Student / Freddie / Suspect /Young Barry
Chaplin / Clive / Wisby / Rob
Nadine / Lily / Wife
Barry

Understudy (2014 tour)
Understudy (2014 tour)

Actor
Elizabeth Boag
Terence Booth / Bill Champion*
Russell Dixon
Rachel Caffrey
Sarah Parks
Emily Pithon
Ben Porter
James Powell
Richard Stacey
Sarah Stanley
Kim Wall

Peter Halpin
Lucy McCabe
* Terence Booth initially played the role of Quentin during the tour, but due to ill-health he had to step down from the role. His part was initially taken by the understudy Peter Halpin before Bill Champion took over for the remainder of the tour and the season at the 59E59 Theaters, New York.

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.

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