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The Boy Who Fell into a Book

By Alan Ayckbourn

‘ engaging nonstop fantasy adventure.’ BBCi

Served up with typical Alan Ayckbourn magic and lashings of imagination.

Nine-year-old Kevin is in bed reading Rockfist Slim and the Case of the Green Shakr. Before he knows it, Kevin falls into the action and meets his favorite detective. Together they journey through Kevin’s other books, meeting chess players, Red Riding Hood, the Wooblie family, ghosts, and Monique the assasin.

The Boy Who Fell into a Book emphasizes the importance of reading and the power of the imagination.


Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

28 Nov - 21 Dec 2002

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

1 - 4 Jan 2003

Oxford Playhouse

22 - 25 Jan 2003

Malvern Theatres

28 - 29 Jan 2003

South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

4 - 8 Feb 2003

The Lowry, Salford

18 - 22 Feb 2003

The Brewhouse, Taunton

25 Feb - 1 Mar 2003

Harrogate Theatre

4 - 8 Mar 2003

Creative Team


Tim Stark


Jackie Brooks & Holly Blenkins

Lighting Designer

Geraint Pughe

Composer & Sound Designer

Duncan Chave

Costume Supervisor

Jools Osborne

Fight Director

Renny Krupinski


Guy Hutchins

Casting Director

Lucy Bevan


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Matt Green
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Rockfist Slim

Eric Loren
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Brunt, Bishop, Wolf, Narrator & Headless Monk

Gwilym Havard Davies
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Dad, Gareth, Rumpelstiltskin, Ebenezer & Daddy Woobly

Robert Sterne
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Monique & Mummy Woobly

Sophie Hunter
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Pawn, Queen, Little Red Riding Hood, Jennet & Baby Woobly

Lucianne McEvoy