Communicating Doors

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Communicating Doors
Communicating Doors.jpg
Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Characters Poopay
Date premiered 2 February 1994[1]
Place premiered Stephen Joseph Theatre (Westwood), Scarborough
Original language English
Subject Time travel, changing history
Genre Comedy/Thriller
Setting A hotel suite, in 1974, 1994 and 2014
Official site
Ayckbourn chronology
Dreams From A Summer House
Haunting Julia

Communicating Doors is a play written in 1994 by Alan Ayckbourn. The setting is a hotel suite that moves through time from 1974 to 2014. The central character, Ruella, must save herself from the murderous Julian by preventing the murders of Reece's two wives.

Julia McKenzie took the role of Ruella for the UK tour and run at The Gielgud Theatre, which Angela Thorne subsequently took on when the show transferred to The Savoy Theatre.


  1. ^ "Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn". the complete review. the complete review. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 

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