Neighbourhood Watch (Ayckbourn play)

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Neighbourhood Watch
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Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Characters Dorothy
Rod
Luther
Martin
Gareth
Amy
Magda
Hilda
Date premiered 13 September 2011
Place premiered Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Original language English
Subject Taking the law into own hands, authoritarian ideals
Genre Black Comedy
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Ayckbourn chronology
Life of Riley
(2010)
Surprises
(2012)

Neighbourhood Watch is a 2011 play by Alan Ayckbourn. It is about a brother and sister who innocently set up a Neighbourhood Watch group following petty crime from a nearby estate, only for the group to go out of control and become an authoritarian force controlling the lives of the people they are supposed to protect.

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