Me, Myself & I: Significant Productions

This page contains the company details for significant productions of Alan Ayckbourn's Me, Myself & I.

World Premiere (1982)

Me
World premiere:
2 June 1981
Final performance: 1 September 1981
Venue:
Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough
Staging:
End-stage

Director:
Alan Ayckbourn
Musical Director:
Paul Todd
Design:
Edward Lipscomb
Lighting:
Francis Lynch

Myself
World premiere:
8 July 1981
Final performance: 2 September 1981
Venue:
Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough
Staging:
End-stage

Director:
Alan Ayckbourn
Musical Director:
Paul Todd
Design:
Edward Lipscomb
Lighting:
Francis Lynch

I
World premiere:
9 July 1981
Final performance: 3 September 1981
Venue:
Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough
Staging:
End-stage

Director:
Alan Ayckbourn
Musical Director:
Paul Todd
Design:
Edward Lipscomb
Lighting:
Francis Lynch

Stage Manager: Amanda Saunders


Character
Me
Myself
I
Reporter

The Band
Bass guitar, guitar
Synthesiser, piano
Piano, percussion


Character
Me
Myself
I
Reporter

The Band
Bass guitar, guitar
Synthesiser, piano
Piano, percussion


Character
Me
Myself
I
Husband

The Band
Bass guitar, guitar
Synthesiser, piano
Piano, percussion


Actor

Lavinia Bertram
Christine Kavanagh
Gillian Bevan
Michael Simkins


Iain Hawkins
Dave Newton
Paul Todd



Lavinia Bertram
Susan Uebel
Carole Boyd
Robin Bowerman


Iain Hawkins
Dave Newton
Paul Todd



Lavinia Bertram
Susan Uebel
Carol Boyd
Robin Bowerman


Iain Hawkins
Dave Newton
Paul Todd

The original production also featured an instrumental only
Prologue and Epilogue featuring the band performing instrumental versions of the Me, Myself & I songs as well as other compositions by members of the band. Prologue premiered on 30 June 1981 and Epilogue on 13 July 1981. Productions detail are the same except they were directed by Paul Todd rather than Alan Ayckbourn and only featured the band members.

London Premiere (1982)

Premiere: 10 December 1982
Venue:
Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond
Staging:
Round

Director:
Kim Grant
Musical Director:
Chris Tingley

Character
Me
Myself
I
Man

Electric Piano
Piano

Actor
Rosemary Williams
Jill Martin
Susan Denaker
Peter Gale

Sandy Blair
Chris Tingley

Revival (1983)

First performance: 19 August 1983
Final performance: 17 September 1983
Venue:
Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond
Staging:
Round

Director:
Kim Grant
Musical Director:
Martin Goldstein

Character
Me
Myself
I
Man

Piano

Actor
Rosemary Williams
Gillian Bevan
Susan Denaker
Martin Connor

Martin Goldstein

National Theatre Premiere (1985)

First performance: 31 October 1985
Final performance: 11 January 1986
Venue:
Lyttelton Buffet, National Theatre
Staging:
End-stage

Director:
Alan Ayckbourn
Musical Director:
Paul Todd
Design:
Emma B Lloyd
Lighting:
Steve Ramsden

Character
Me
Myself
I
Man

Piano

Actor
Jenny Galloway
Kelly Hunter
Kate Dyson
James Hayes

Paul Todd

Revival (2003)

Premiere: 17 December 2003
Venue:
Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond
Staging:
Round

Director:
Kim Grant
Musical Director:
Paul Harvard
Design:
Sam Dowson
Lighting:
John Harris
Choreography:
Ken Oldfield

Character
Me
Myself
I
Man

Piano

Actor
Jacqui Charlesworth
Jessica Martin
Stephanie Putson
Nigel Richards

Paul Harvard

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.