Wildest Dreams: Significant Productions

This page contains details of significant productions of Alan Ayckbourn's Wildest Dreams, 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 (1991)

First performance: 1 May 1991
World premiere: 6 May 1991
Final performance: 21 September 1991
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough
Staging: Round

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Roger Glossop
Lighting: Mick Hughes
Music: John Pattison

Stage Manager: Jane Eliot-Webb
Deputy Stage Manager: Sallith Goodman
Assistant Stage Manager: Chris Savage

Character
Stanley Inchbridge
Hazel Inchbridge
Warren Wrigley
Rick Toller
Marcie Banks
Austen Skate
Thelma Wrigley
Larry Banks

Actor
Barry McCarthy
Anna Keaveney
Gary Whitaker
Isabel Lloyd
Rebecca Lacey*
Peter Laird
Elizabeth Rider
Glyn Grain

*During the original run of the production, Rebecca Lacey left the production for two weeks following the death of her father. During her absence, the role of Marcie was played by Lesley Meade.

London Premiere (1993)

Premiere: 14 December 1993
Transfer premiere: 16 March 1994 (The Swan, Stratford-Upon-Avon)
Closed: 9 April 1994
Venue: The Pit, The Barbican , London
Staging: End-stage

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Roger Glossop
Lighting: Mick Hughes
Music: John Pattison
Sound: Alan Ayckbourn
Sound: Michael McCoy
Fight Director: Michael Ranson

Stage Manager: Eric Lumsden
Deputy Stage Manager: Peter Doubleday
Assistant Stage Manager: Kathryn Hoodless

Character
Stanley Inchbridge
Hazel Inchbridge
Warren Wrigley
Rick Toller
Marcie Banks
Austen Skate
Thelma Wrigley
Larry Banks

Actor
Barry McCarthy
Brenda Blethyn
Gary Whitaker
Jenna Russell
Sophie Thompson
Peter Laird
Andree Evans
Paul Bentall
All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.