Jeeves / By Jeeves: Further Reading

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By Jeeves
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Paul Allen: A Pocket Guide to Alan Ayckbourn’s Plays
pp.171-177 (Faber & Faber, 2004, ISBN 0571214924)
Paul Allen: Alan Ayckbourn - Grinning at the Edge
pp.146-150, 290-292 (Methuen, 2001, ISBN 0413731200)
Michael Billington: Alan Ayckbourn (2nd Ed)*
pp.96-100 (Palgrave, 1990, ISBN 0333498976)
Albert Reiner Glaap: Ayckbourn Country – Second Edition*
pp.164-169 (Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2004)
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Unmasked - A Memoir
pp.178 - 239 (HarperCollins, 2018, ISBN 978-0008237592)
Simon Murgatroyd: Unseen Ayckbourn
(Lulu Books, 2013, ISBN 9781291676631)
Malcolm Page: File On Ayckbourn*
pp.38-39 (Methuen, 1989, ISBN 0413420108)
Ian Watson: Conversations With Ayckbourn*
pp.104-106 (Faber and Faber, 1988, ISBN 0571151922)
Martin Jarvis: Broadway, Jeeves?*
(Methuen, 2003, ISBN 0413773310)
* indicates out of print


The Genesis Of Jeeves, Superstar
Geoffrey Winter, Yorkshire Post 6 April 1974
I Say Stinker, Where's Jeeves?
Evening Standard, 4 April 1975
Wooster Source
Tom Sutcliffe, The Guardian, 22 April 1975
Play It Again
Evening Gazette, 19 April 1996
Enter Stage Centre
Viv Hardwick, Northern Echo, 1 May 1996
The Joy Of Jeeves
Simon Murgatroyd, Scarborough Evening News, 7 March 1996
The Butler Did It
Bill Hagerty, Sunday Times 7 July 1996
The Odd Couple
The Guardian, 24 June 1996
The Music Master
Lynda Murdin, Yorkshire Post, 25 April 1996

Jeeves Reviews (world premiere)

No Bertie, You're Too Brainy
David Harrison, Bristol Evening Post, 21 March 1975
Brave Bertie Swims, While The Rest Sink
Herbert Kretzmer, Daily Express, 23 April 1975
Alas, Poor Jeeves... He's Beyond Rescue
Jack Tinker, Daily Mail, 23 April 1975
Jeeves - Not A Pretty Sight
Arthur Thirkell, Daily Mirror, 23 April 1975
Even Jeeves Fails To Save This Bertie
John Barber, Daily Telegraph, 23 April 1975
Bad Luck Bertie, Old Bean
Milton Shulman, Evening Standard, 23 April 1975
B.A. Young, Financial Times, 23 April 1975
Michael Billington, The Guardian, 23 April 1975
Harpers Bazaar & Queen, June 1975
International Herald Tribune, 26 April 1975
Jolly Poor Show, Old Bean
Jewish Chronicle, 25 April 1975
John Elsom, The Listener, 1 May 1975
New Statesman, 2 May 1975
Sheridan Morley, Punch, 30 April 1975
Her Majesty's 'Jeeves'
The Stage, 1 May 1975
Harold Hobson, Sunday Times, 4 July 1975
Sunday Times, 27 April 1975
Tuning In To Wodehouse
Times Literary Supplement, 2 May 1975
Irving Wardle, The Times, 23 April 1975
Excuse Me Sir...
Where To Go, 8 May 1975
Sorry Old Things, Not Tickety-Boo
Yorkshire Post, 23 April 1975

By Jeeves Reviews (World & London premieres)

Tim Richardson, Country Life, 16 May 1996
A Pacey Wooster Booster
Jack Tinker, Daily Mail, 3 May 1996
By Jeeves, They've Got It This Time
Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph, 3 May 1996
By Jeeves
Robert Gore-Langton, Daily Telegraph, date TBC
By Jove! A Musical That's Glad To Be Silly
Nicholas de Jongh, Evening Standard, 3 July 1996
Out Of Tune With Wodehouse
Alastair McCauley, Financial Times, July 1996
By Jeeves Is Back
Ian Shuttleworth, Financial Times, 3 May 1996
Bertie Wooster To The Rescue
Michael Billington, The Guardian, 3 May 1996
What? No Aunt Agatha
Paul Taylor, The Independent, 3 May 1996
Sir Skimps On Style, But Jeeves Is On Fine Form
David Lister, The Independent, 3 July 1996
By Jeeves
Robert Butler, Independent On Sunday, 5 May 1996
By Jeeves
London Theatre Reviews, April 1996
Farce Forward
David Hughes, Mail On Sunday, 12 May 1996
With A Dash Of Wooster Sauce
Michael Coveney, The Observer, 5 May 1996
Inspired Romp Gets New Theatre Off To Perfect Start
Simon Murgatroyd, Scarborough Evening News, 2 May 1996
Novel Approach
Sheridan Morley, The Spectator, 6 July 1996
By Jeeves
David Jeffels, The Stage, 9 May 1996
By Jeeves
John Peters, Sunday Times, 5 May 1996
By Jeeves
John Gross, Sunday Telegraph, 7 July 1996
Oh, Good Show, Jeeves Old Thing
The Times, 3 May 1996
Very Good, Sir And Sir
Benedict Nightingale, The Times, 3 July 1996
Jeeves And Booster
Charles Hutchinson, Yorkshire Evening Press, 2 May 1996
Silly? No - Simple And Stupendous
Lynda Murdin, Yorkshire Post, 3 May 1996

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.