Ayckbourn's lottery cash winner
A founder member of The Independent David Lister joined the paper in 1986 as Assistant Home Editor. He became the paper's arts correspondent in 1988 and is now Arts Editor and writes a column each Saturday. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Monday 22 May 1995
The new Stephen Joseph Theatre will open next spring. The money will be used to convert the 1936 Havers Hill Odeon cinema into a 420-seat theatre. There is already a Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough. His new musical, A Word From Our Sponsor, is there. But the Scarborough Theatre Development Trust wants a larger building with an auditorium designed by Ayckbourn himself.
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