Drowning On Dry Land: Significant Productions

This page contains details of significant productions of Alan Ayckbourn's Drowning On Dry Land, such as the world and London premieres as well as Ayckbourn-directed revivals. It is not a complete list of productions given how frequently Alan Ayckbourn's plays are performed by professionals and amateur companies around the world.

World Premiere (2004)

First performance: 29 April 2004
World premiere: 4 May 2004
Final performance: 11 September 2004
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Staging: Round

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Roger Glossop
Lighting: Mick Hughes
Costumes: Christine Wall
Music: David Newton

Stage Manager: Fleur Linden Beeley
Deputy Stage Manager: Emily Thereby
Assistant Stage Manager: Mary Hely

Character
Charlie Conrad
Linzi Ellison
Jason Ratcliffe
Hugo de Prescourt
Gale Gilchrist
Marsha Bates
Simeon Diggs
Laura
Katie

Actor
Stephen Beckett
Melanie Gutteridge
Adrian McLoughlin
Stuart Fox
Billie-Claire Wright
Sarah Moyle
Paul Kemp
Sophie Irving / Harriet Richie
Alice Kynman / Rosalind Pilgrim

Tour (2005)

First performance: 19 January 2005
Venue: Yvonne Arnuad Theatre, Guildford
Staging: End-stage

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Roger Glossop
Lighting: Mick Hughes
Costumes: Christine Wall
Music: David Newton

Character
Charlie Conrad
Linzi Ellison
Jason Ratcliffe
Hugo de Prescourt
Gale Gilchrist
Marsha Bates
Simeon Diggs

Actor
Stephen Beckett
Melanie Gutteridge
Adrian McLoughlin
Stuart Fox
Alexandra Mathie
Sarah Moyle
Paul Kemp

London Premiere (2011)

First performance: 22 February 2011
Premiere: 24 February 2011
Venue: Jermyn Street Theatre, London
Staging: End-stage

Director: Guy Retallack
Design: Georgia Lowe

Character
Charlie Conrad
Linzi Ellison
Jason Ratcliffe
Hugo de Prescourt
Gale Gilchrist
Marsha Bates
Simeon Diggs

Actor
Christopher Coghill
Emma Swain
Les Dennis
Mark Farrelly
Siobahn Hewlett
Helen Mortimer
Russell Bentley

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.