Scarborough A - ZThe A - Z is an alphabetical guide to people, places and events relating to theatre - with an emphasis on theatre in the round - in Scarborough. This is an ongoing project, produced in association with the Encyclopaedia at www.alanayckbourn.net with new content being regularly added. To begin exploring, click on a letter in the right hand column below.
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Victoria Theatre: The first purpose-built professional theatre in the round in England which opened in Stoke-on-Trent on 9 October 1962; as opposed to the first professionaltheatre in the round company which was founded at Theatre in the Round at the library Theatre, Scarborough, in 1955. The theatre was designed and founded by Stephen Joseph, its first Artistic Director. Alan Ayckbourn moved from Theatre in the Round at the Library Theatre, Scarborough, to become an Associate Director when the Victoria Theatre opened.. The company later moved to the New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme and still has close ties to the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough.
The Scarborough: A - Z section of the website is created in collaboration with Alan Ayckbourn's Official Website. Original research is by Simon Murgatroyd and copyright of the author. Please credit this website if reproducing the information.