Things We Do For Love: Further Reading


Published Editions

Things We Do For Love
Faber, 1998, ISBN 0571194451
Things We Do For Love
Samuel French Ltd, 1999, ISBN 0573019142
Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 4
Faber, 2011, ISBN 0573030227

Books

Paul Allen: A Pocket Guide to Alan Ayckbourn’s Plays
pp.177-183 (Faber & Faber, 2004, ISBN 0571214924)
Paul Allen: Alan Ayckbourn - Grinning at the Edge*
pp.295-298 (Methuen, 2001, ISBN 0413731200)
Albert Reiner Glaap: Ayckbourn Country – Second Edition*
pp.171-174 (Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2004)

Articles

Scarborough Braces Itself For Sex
Lynda Murdin, Yorkshire Post, 29 November 1996
When Playing Footsie Gets Out Of Hand
Artscene, April 1997
House Of Love
Charles Hutchinson, Yorkshire Evening Press, 26 April 1997
Love Bites
Lynda Murdin, Yorkshire Post, 26 April 1997
Scarborough Fare
Terry Grimley, Birmingham Post, 6 September 1997
Mr A's Amazing Plays
Lisa Johnson, The Bulletin, 11 September 1997
Love Storeys
Time Out, 25 February 1998
Ayckbourn And The Single Girl
Jasper Rees, The Independent, 28 February 1998
Arise, Sir Laughalot
Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph, 3 March 1998

Reviews: World Premiere

Home Banker For Ayckbourn
Robert Gore-Langton, Daily Express, 1 May 1997
Ayckbourn Is Back On Form
Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph, 1 May 1997
Lust Will Out When The Loathing Begins
Ivor Smullen, Express On Sunday, 4 May 1997
Private Lives For The 1990s
Martin Hoyle, Financial Times, 3 May 1997
Things We Do For Love
Lyn Gardner, The Guardian, 7 May 1997
Critics
Neil Sears, Northern Echo, 1 May 1997
Love And Laughs In Classic Ayckbourn
Simon Murgatroyd, Scarborough Evening News, 30 April 1997
Things We Do For Love
David Jeffels, The Stage, 22 May 1997
Things We Do For Love
John Peter, Sunday Times, 4 May 1997
Things We Do For Love
Jeremy Kingston, The Times, 1 May 1997
Things We Do For Love
Mike Park, Top Trader, 8 May 1997
Vintage Performance From Ayckbourn
Charles Hutchinson, Yorkshire Evening Press, 30 April 1997
Love's Labours Rewarded
Lynda Murdin, Yorkshire Post, 30 April 1997

Reviews: London Premiere

Theatre
Michael Billington, Country Life, May 1998
Things We Do For Humour And Love
Michael Coveney, Daily Mail, 4 March 1998
Asher Has Her Cake
Tony Purnell, Daily Mirror, 26 March 1998
Ayckbourn Wrings Laughter Out Of The Old Love Triangle
Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph, 5 March 1998
Ayckbourn Shows The Dangers Of Making Lust A Laughing Matter
Nicholas de Jongh, Evening Standard, 4 March 1998
First Night
Robert, Gore-Langton, The Express, 4 March 1998
Formula Of A Master Craftsman
Financial Times, 4 March 1998
Things We Do For Love
Michael Billington, The Guardian, 5 March 1998
Upstairs, Downstairs And In My Landlady's Chamber
Paul Taylor, The Independent, 5 March 1998
Things We Do For Love
Independent On Sunday, 8 March 1998
Tears Of Laughter
Jewish Chronicle, 6 March 1998
Things We Do For Love
The Lady, 7 April 1998
Passion Victims
Georgina Brown, Mail On Sunday, 8 March 1998
The Big Play: Things We Do For Love
Benedict Nightingale, Metro, 14 March 1998
Things We Do For Love
Bill Hagerty, News Of The World, 8 March 1998
Things We Do For Love
The Observer, 8 March 1998
Things We Do For Love
Aline Waites, Plays And Players, April 1998
Things We Do For Love
Sheridan Morley, The Spectator, 14 March 1998
Things We Do For Love
Peter Hepple, The Stage, 12 March 1998
Lust And Laughs Between Friends
Megan Frost, Sunday Business, 8 March 1998
Theatre
John Gross, Sunday Telegraph, 8 March 1998
The Uneasy Pleasure Of Pain
John Peter, Sunday Times, 8 March 1998
Ayckbourn Finds Room For Happiness
Benedict Nightingale, The Times, 4 March 1998
England, Whose England?
John Stokes, Times Literary Supplement, 10 April 1998
Things We Do For Love
Kate Stratton, Time Out, 11 March 1998
Bitter-Sweet Lust
Aleks Sierz, Tribune, 20 March 1998
Things We Do For Love
Matt Wolf, Variety, 6 April 1998
Things We Do For Love
Neil Smith, What's On, 11 March 1998

Reviews: 2014 Bath Theatre Revival / UK Tour

Laughter And Pain
Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph, 25 April 2014
Things We Do For Love
Jeremy Brien, The Stage (online), 24 April 2014
Imbruglia In A Fine Imbruglio
Libby Purves, Theatrecat.com, 11 May 2014
Things We Do For Love
Dominic Maxwell, The Times, 24 April 2014

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.

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