It's quite high and very period, that very hard patrician tone that these days we find almost laughable -- so you're not going to create a very sympathetic character, which is what Alan Bennett
for the most part intends, if you go on stage speaking like that."
at 80: Bennett Meets Hytner BBC4, tonight, 9pm
"I'm delighted that playwright and author Alan Bennett
has agreed to deliver the 2014 lecture.
Chips, To Sir With Love, and Dead Poets Society, Alan Bennett
's sparkling coming-of-age comedy about eight working- and middle-class students prepping for their university exams asks whether learning is meant to prepare us for life or success.
playwright Alan Bennett
and out director Nicholas Hytner bring to the screen their Tony-winning play about a group of private-school boys and the instructor who can't keep his mitts off them.
introduces music hall songs in his straight play The History Boys.
Only Alan Bennett
's 'The Laying on of Hands', one of the shop's bestsellers, has achieved anything like mainstream success, reports The Guardian.
PROFILE BOOKS have brought out Jessica Warner's Craze: Gin and Debauchery in an Age of Reason ([pounds sterling]8.99), a look at one of the country's first 'crazes' and Alan Bennett
's Three Stories ([pounds sterling]7.99).
Bookmaker Alan Bennett
on the decision to allow exchanges in the betting ring
CORK CITY stalwart Alan Bennett
could be facing a three-game ban after seeing red for a clash with Dave Webster that sparked a melee.
David Bowie, Alan Bennett
My opposition to the knighthood-stripping movement isn't so much the rights and wrongs of each argument, but more the fact that it's so irrelevant.