Standing Room Only: Further Reading

This page contains details of publications & articles relating to Standing Room Only. The information is for research & the website cannot provide copies of the articles listed.

Published Editions

Standing Room Only has not been published. Original manuscripts are held in the Ayckbourn Archive at the Borthwick Institute for Archives at the University of York and are available to read in situ.


Paul Allen: A Pocket Guide to Alan Ayckbourn’s Plays
pp.4-5 (Faber & Faber, 2004, ISBN 0571214924)
Paul Allen: Alan Ayckbourn - Grinning at the Edge*
pp.85-86, 93-94 (Methuen, 2001, ISBN 0413731200)
Michael Billington: Alan Ayckbourn (2nd Ed)*
pp.8-12 (Palgrave, 1990, ISBN 0333498976)
Michael Holt: Alan Ayckbourn*
pp.8 (Northcote Press, 1999, ISBN 0746308590)
Simon Murgatroyd: Unseen Ayckbourn
(Lulu Books, 2013, ISBN 9781291676631)
Malcolm Page: File On Ayckbourn*
pp.12 (Methuen, 1989, ISBN 0413420108)
John Russell Taylor: Anger And After*
pp.128 (Penguin, 1963)
Ian Watson: Conversations With Ayckbourn*
pp.45-47 (Faber and Faber, 1988, ISBN 0571151922)
* indicates out of print


New Peter Bridge Comedy
Plays And Players, September 1961
Peter Bridge Will Drive This Bus
The Stage, 12 August 1961
Untitled cutting
Daily Telegraph, 11 September 1961

Reviews (world premiere)

Life In London Transport
Unknown publication, 14 July 1961
New Play In The Round
Scarborough Evening News, 14 July 1971
Is There A Manager To Drive This Bus To Shaftesbury Avenue?
The Stage, July 1961

Reviews (Revival, 1963)

Everything Stops, But Victoria Play Is Fine Theatre
Evening Sentinel, 16 April 1963

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.