Ten Times Table: Significant Productions

This page contains details of significant productions of Alan Ayckbourn's Ten Times Table, such as the world and London premieres as well as Ayckbourn-directed revivals. It is not a complete list of productions given how frequently it has been performed by professionals and amateur companies around the world.

World Premiere (1977)

First performance: 18 January 1977
World premiere: 18 January 1977
Final performance: 5 February 1977
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough
Staging: Round

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Helga Wood

Stage Manager: David Millard
Deputy Stage Manager: Christopher Gray
Assistant Stage Manager: Barbara Jones
Assistant Stage Manager: Anne Hawkins

Character
Ray
Donald
Helen
Sophie
Eric
Audrey
Lawrence
Tim
Phillipa
Max

Actor
Malcolm Hebden
Robin Herford
Janet Dale
Polly Warren
Desmond Maurer
Alison Skilbeck
Bob Eaton
Christopher Godwin
Diane Bull
Christopher Gray

London Premiere (1978)

First performance: 5 April 1978
Premiere: 5 April 1978
Final performance: 3 March 1979
Venue: The Globe Theatre, London
Staging: End-stage

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Design: Patrick Robertson
Lighting: Leonard Tucker

Character
Ray
Donald
Helen
Sophie
Eric
Audrey
Lawrence
Tim
Phillipa
Max

Actor
Paul Eddington
Benjamin Whitrow
Julia McKenzie
Stephanie Fayerman
John Salthouse
Matyelok Gibbs
Tenniel Evans
Christopher Godwin
Diane Bull
Rob Stuart

Tour (1979)

First performance: To be confirmed 1979
Venue: To be confirmed
Staging: End-stage

Director: Tensile Evans
Design: Patrick Robertson
Lighting: Durham Marenghi
Producer: Bill Kenwright
Producer: Rob H. Coton

Character
Ray
Donald
Helen
Sophie
Eric
Audrey
Lawrence
Tim
Phillipa
Max

Actor
Philip Bond
Geoffrey Drew
Adrienne Corri
Clare Clifford
Colin Spall
Irene Handl
Charles Rea
Dudley Long
Jenny Tomasin
Alan Bone

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.