Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett
Hugo Glendinning

Alan Bennett has been one of England's leading dramatists since the success of Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s. His work includes the Talking Heads television series, and the stage plays Forty Years On, The Lady in the Van, A Question of Attribution, and The Madness of King George III. His recent play, The History Boys (now a major motion picture), won six Tony Awards, including best play, in 2006. In the same year his memoir, Untold Stories, was a number-one bestseller in the United Kingdom.


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Smut

Alan Bennett
Picador

One of England’s finest and most loved writers explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people’s public appearance and their private desires in...


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The Habit of Art

Alan Bennett
Faber and Faber, Inc.

Benjamin Britten, sailing uncomfortably close to the wind with his new opera, Death in Venice, seeks advice from his former collaborator and friend, W. H....


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A Life Like Other People's

Alan Bennett
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

FROM ONE OF BRITAIN’S GREATEST LIVING WRITERS AND THE AUTHOR OF THE UNCOMMON READER, A FAMILY MEMOIR AND UNIQUE WORK OF ART—A LIFE LIKE OTHER IS ALAN BENNETT...


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The Uncommon Reader

Alan Bennett
Picador

From one of England's most celebrated writers, the author of the award-winning The History Boys, a funny and superbly observed novella about the Queen of...


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Untold Stories

Alan Bennett
Picador

An instant bestseller in the U.K., Untold Stories brings together the finest and funniest writing by one of England's best-known literary figures. In his first...


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The History Boys: The Film

Alan Bennett; With an Introduction by Nicholas Hytner
Faber and Faber, Inc.

Now a major motion picture from Fox Searchlight Pictures, The History Boys: The Film contains Alan Bennett's diary of the filming, the shooting script, and an...


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The History Boys: A Play

Alan Bennett
Faber and Faber, Inc.

“A play of depth as well as dazzle, intensely moving as well as thought-provoking and funny.” —The Daily Telegraph An unruly bunch of bright, funny...


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The Complete Talking Heads

Alan Bennett
Picador

Alan Bennett's award-winning series of solo pieces is a classic of contemporary drama, universally hailed for its combination of razor-sharp wit and deeply...


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Writing Home

Alan Bennett
Picador

Bringing together the hilarious, revealing, and lucidly intelligent writing of one of England’s best known literary figures, Writing Home includes the...


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The Laying On of Hands

Alan Bennett
Picador

Alan Bennett’s extraordinary ear for dialogue and sharpness of perception have made him a master storyteller. In “Father! Father! Burning...


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