Man Of The Moment: Archive

The Archive highlights significant documents relating to Man Of The Moment which are held in Archive by either Alan Ayckbourn, the Ayckbourn Archive at the University of York or The Bob Watson Archive at the Stephen Joseph Theatre. All material is copyright protected and should not be reproduced.

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A photograph of the set for the original production of Man Of The Moment at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough. The set was designed by Michael Holt and includes the infamous swimming pool. (Copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust)

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The programme for the original production of Man Of The Moment at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round featured newspaper articles and cuttings relating to events which preceded the play. Here Jon Strickland as Douglas Beechey enjoys being the man of the moment feted by the media! (Copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust)

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An article in The Times (31 January 1990) showing firemen filling the pool at the Globe Theatre for the London premiere of Man Of The Moment. (Copyright: The Times)
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Another view of the original set looking towards the swimming pool. (Copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust)

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Alan Ayckbourn’s sketch for the cover of the London premiere of Man Of The Moment - practically identical to the final image which can be seen on the Quotes page. (Copyright: Alan Ayckbourn)

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