Sisterly Feelings: Further Reading


Published Editions

Sisterly Feelings
Samuel French, 1981, ISBN 057311420X
Sisterly Feelings & Taking Steps
Chatto & Windus, 1981, ISBN 0701125616
Joking Apart & Other Plays
Penguin, 1982, ISBN 0140481680
Sisterly Feelings
Longman Study Texts, 1989, ISBN 0582016398

Books

Paul Allen: A Pocket Guide to Alan Ayckbourn’s Plays
pp.57-61 (Faber & Faber, 2004, ISBN 0571214924)
Paul Allen: Alan Ayckbourn - Grinning at the Edge*
pp.178-181 (Methuen, 2001, ISBN 0413731200)
Michael Billington: Alan Ayckbourn (2nd Ed)*
pp.132-138 (Palgrave, 1990, ISBN 0333498976)
Albert-Reiner Glaap: Ayckbourn Country (2nd Ed)*
pp.68-70 (Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2004, ISBN 3884766783)
Michael Holt: Alan Ayckbourn*
pp.33, 49 (Northcote Press, 1999, ISBN 0746308590)
Albert E. Kalson: Laughter In The Dark*
pp.75-78 (Associated Universities Press, 1991, ISBN 0838634796)
Ian Watson: Conversations With Ayckbourn*
pp.93, 161-162 (Faber and Faber, 1988, ISBN 0571151922)
Sidney Howard White: Alan Ayckbourn*
pp.112-120 (Twayne Publishers, 1984, ISBN 080576870X)
* indicates out of print

Articles

Variable Ayckbourn Play Gets A Long Rehearsal Period
Scarborough Evening News, 8 January 1979

Reviews (world premiere)

Meaning Missing In Play Juggling
Eric Shorter, Daily Telegraph, 12 January 1979
Sisterly Feelings
Eric Shorter, Daily Telegraph, 13 January 1979
Sisterly Feelings
B.A. Young, Financial Times, 15 January 1979
Heads Or Tails, A Winning Formula
Robin Thornber, The Guardian, 13 January 1979
Home Ground
John Elsom, The Listener, 15 February 1979
Brilliant Ayckbourn
David Jeffels, Northern Echo, January 1979
Toss Of The Coin
Robert Cushman, The Observer, 4 February 1979
Acclaim For Ayckbourn First First Night
Scarborough Evening News, 11 January 1979
Ayckbourn Does It Again - And Again
Scarborough Evening News, 12 January 1979
You Can't Lose
Iain Meekley, Scarborough Eye, 13 January 1979
Sisterly Feelings
David Jeffels, The Stage, 18 January 1979
Aleatoric Ayckbourn
Sunday Telegraph, 14 January 1979
Heads Or Tails It's A Winner
David Jeffels, Yorkshire Evening Press, 25 January 1979
Sisterly Feelings
David Jeffels, Yorkshire Post, 25 January 1979

Reviews (London premiere)

Playwright Who Steals The Scenes
J.C. Trewin, Birmingham Post, 14 June 1990
A Breath Of Fresh Air
Daily Express, 7 June 1980
Heads Or Tails We Win With Ayckbourn's New Marathon
Jack Tinker, Daily Mail, 5 June 1980
Ayckbourn's Well-Bred Little Mouse
John Barber, Daily Telegraph, 2 June 1980
Tails You Win, As Ayckbourn Works His Marriage Once More
Felix Barker, Evening News, 5 June 1980
Welcome Stranger
Milton Shulman, Evening Standard, 5 June 1980
Sisterly Feelings
B.A. Young, Financial Times, 5 June 1980
Sisterly Feelings
Michael Billington, The Guardian, 5 June 1980
Ayckbourn's 'Feelings' Is A Toss Up
Sheridan Morley, International Herald Tribune, 13 June 1980
Swooping On The Strings Of A Kite
David Nathan, Jewish Chronicle, 13 June 1980
New Plays
J.C. Trewin, The Lady, 19 June 1980
Sisterly Feelings
The Listener, 12 June 1980
Suburban Fox-Trot
Benedict Nightingale, New Statesman, 13 June 1980
Ayckbourn's Double Helping Is Just Too Clever By Half
John Walker, Now, 27 June 1980
Change Your Partner
Robert Cushman, The Observer, 8 June 1980
Sisterly Feelings
Leonie Caldecott, Plays And Players, July 1980
Sisterly Feelings
Punch, 25 June 1980
Game Of Chance
Peter Jenkins, The Spectator, 14 June 1980
Sisterly Feelings At The Olivier
Peter Hepple, The Stage, 12 June 1980
Coin-Operated Comedy
Francis King, Sunday Telegraph, 8 June 1980
Ayckbourn's Double Deal
John Peter, Sunday Times, 8 June 1980
Sisterly Feelings
Irving Wardle, The Times, 5 June 1980
What Subsidies Are For?
John James, Times Educational Supplement, 27 June 1980
Closed Circuits
Jeremy Treglown, Times Literary Supplement, 13 June 1980
Imperial Wardrobe
Kenneth Hurren, What's On, 20 June 1980

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.