They've started this filthy floodlit cricket with cricketers wearing tin hats and advertisements for contraceptives on their boots.
A Gardener in Love, Intimate Exchanges (1982)
Few women care to be laughed at and men not at all, except for large sums of money.Alan AyckbournPreface to The Norman Conquests (New York: Grove Press,  1988) p. 11.
There are very few people on top of life, and the rest of us don't like them very much.Alan AyckbournNewsweek, March 25, 1979.
The darker the subject, the more light you must try to shed on the matter. And vice versa.Alan AyckbournThe Crafty Art of Playwriting (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003) p. 3.
Plays by Alan Ayckbourn have been attracting larger audiences in the regional theatres than those of Shakespeare.Alan AyckbournPress release by the Arts Council of Great Britain, November 2, 1983.
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