All Lies: Frequently Asked Questions

Alan Ayckbourn's Archivist Simon Murgatroyd answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Alan Ayckbourn's All Lies. If you have a question about this or any other of Alan Ayckbourn's plays, you can contact the website via the Contact Us page.

What is All Lies?
All Lies is Alan Ayckbourn's 86th full-length play.

Where can I see All Lies?
All Lies will premiere at The Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere, from 5 - 21 May 2022 before transfering to the Esk Valley Theatre, Glaisdale, near Whitby, from 4 - 27 August 2022.

Will All Lies transfer to the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough?
No. All Lies will not transfer to the Stephen Joseph Theatre. No, however, it will transfer to the Esk Valley Theatre, Glaisdale, near Whitby, from 4 - 27 August 2022. This will be the closest the play comes to either the SJT or Scarborough.

What is the music played between the correspondence and scenes in the original production?
It is an instrumental with cello version of Michael Jackson's song Human Nature.

Will All Lies be published?
Judging by previous plays, All Lies will be published but this is unlikely to happen before 2023 at the earliest.

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.