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For more than thirty years, Theatre Record has chronicled Britain's theatre history. Now you can access that history - reviews, cast lists, production photographs - even more easily with THEATRE RECORD INDEXES, the complete listings of productions in London and the Regions from 1981-2010. These give you opening and closing dates, venue and Theatre Record page reference for every show reviewed in those thirty years, in fully searchable files (PDF format) on one CR-ROM disc. You can search by title, author, or theatre and get immediate access to all references in the period.

Aitken Alexander Associates

Aitken Alexander Associates

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Address:  18-21 Cavaye Place, London SW10 9PT

Gillon Aitken first founded Gillon Aitken Limited in 1976. From its inception, the agency has placed great emphasis on overseas rights, and Sally Riley joined the agency in 1989 to head up the Translation Rights department. In 1998, former Viking and Macmillan Publisher Clare Alexander joined the agency and in 2005 the name of the agency was changed to Aitken Alexander Associates. In 2008, Andrew Kidd, previously Publisher of Picador and Macmillan, joined as a director. In 2011, Lesley Thorne joined the board of the company alongside Gillon, Clare, Sally and Andrew.

Clients of Aitken Alexander Associates

Playwrights are in alphabetical order
across then down
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Each page of has links to play/book outlets, either directly to the Publisher, through and Amazon to the second hand and 1st editions of AbeBooks. These links will automatically take you to the relevant area obviating the need for further search.

We add submitted information to the site daily and all contributions we receive help make this the most meaningful and definitive guide to modern playwrights in the world. So whether you are a Playwright who wishes to make their entry definitive, an unlisted Playwright or a User with a tale to tell - we want to hear from you.

 comprises a comprehensive online searchable database for plays written in English since the production of Look back In Anger in 1956. Each play listing contains a playwright biography, synopsis, cast size, creative and production team for the premiere production, date and location of the first performance and much not only defines the World's theatrical repertoire for the first time but also aims to revitalise that repertoire by reintroducing many lost scripts and providing a gateway for locating and clearing rights for a very large number existing scripts. We are delighted to receive information from users where our own research has been unable to locate details on the holder of a play's contains a comprehensive listing for each new play written in English produced by professional theatre companies, venues, festivals, commercial producers and once-off-producers from 1956 to the present. It includes adaptations, translations and new versions. The database also includes those plays produced by fringe (unsubsidised) companies and by semi-professional organisations, where the work is deemed to be of particular significance to the repertoire. Thus you will get help with playwright, dramatist, plays, biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production, published, dates, database, research.