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Simon Murgatroyd
Alan Ayckbourn's Archivist & Writer
Simon Murgatroyd is Alan Ayckbourn's Archivist & Media Administrator and the founder of his official website alanayckbourn.net.

He is also a professional writer whose work on Alan Ayckbourn has been published extensively including articles for the world premieres and London productions of his plays. His book,
Unseen Ayckbourn, was one of The Stage's 2013 best theatre books.

As a theatre historian, he is an expert on both Alan Ayckbourn and the playwright's home theatre, the Stephen Joseph Theatre - particularly its early history at the Library Theatre.

Simon has also organised events, exhibitions and talks relating to Alan Ayckbourn and the Stephen Joseph Theatre. He has also worked extensively with researchers, students and organisations around the world - including collaborating on several projects for the BBC. He is also the patron of Dick & Lottie, the only theatre company in the UK dedicated to the work of Alan Ayckbourn.

If you would like to find out more about Simon's work, click on the links above. To contact him, visit the
Contact page.

"Ayckbourn is quintessentially a man of the theatre, and Simon Murgatroyd's achievement
has been to celebrate and annotate that for posterity."
(The Stage, November 2013)