Comic Potential: Behind The Scenes

Behind The Scenes offers a glimpse at some rarely known facts regarding the writing of Alan Ayckbourn's plays with material drawn from the Ayckbourn Archive at the University Of York and the playwright's personal archive.
  • Janie Dee is the only actress to have played the same role in different productions of an Ayckbourn play in Scarborough, London and New York (as opposed to the original production touring with the same cast from Scarborough to London and New York). She played Jacie Triplethree in the original Scarborough production of Comic Potential at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, in the West End production at the Lyric Theatre and also reprised the role for Manhattan Theatre Club in New York.
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