One On One (2012)In 2012, Alan Ayckbourn was a guest on the BBC Radio Leeds series One On One with Liz Green. The programme touched upon Alan's career as a Radio Drama Producer in Leeds from 1965 to 1970 as well as other aspects of his career.
The playwright was also able to name 10 pieces of music he would like featured on the programme, which are listed below. One On One was broadcast on BBC Radio Leeds on 29 June 1012.
Ay! Este Azul (Philippe Jaroussky)
Dance Me Love (Silje Nergaard)*
All In Love Is Fair (Stevie Wonder)
Comfortably Numb (Pink Floyd)
Baby Please Don’t Go (Mose Allison)
Last Man Standing (Lucie Silvas)
The Last DJ (Tom Petty)
Getting Married Today (Original Cast Recording)
Guys And Dolls (Original Cast Recording)
Imaginary Man (Ray Davies)
*The inclusion of Dance Me Love was notable as Alan Ayckbourn chose it because it had been one of the inspirations for his then latest play Surprises. The playwright noted it was the first time he had been inspired by a song whilst writing.
All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.