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- DescriptionPublished to coincide with a retrospective of Alan Bennett's television work at the National Film Theatre, this collection is full of the observations of life as it is lived, and includes: A Day Out ; Sunset Across the Bay ; A Visit from Miss Prothero ; Me, I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf ; Green Forms ; The Old Crowd ; and Afteron Off . The volume also contains a full introduction from the author and anecdotes and recollections of fliming at the time and looking back w.
- Author BiographyAlan Bennett has been one of our leading dramatists since the success of Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s. His television series Talking Heads has become a modern-day classic, as have many of his works for stage including Forty Years On, The Lady in the Van, A Question of Attribution, The Madness of George III (together with the Oscar-nominated screenplay The Madness of King George), and an adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. At the National Theatre, London, The History Boys won numerous awards including Evening Standard and Critics' Circle awards for Best Play, an Olivier for Best New Play and the South Bank Award. On Broadway, The History Boys won five New York Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics' Circle Awards, a New York Drama Critics' Award, a New York Drama League Award and six Tonys. The Habit of Art opened at the National in 2009 and People in 2012, together with two short plays, Hymn and Cocktail Sticks. His collection of prose Untold Stories won the PEN/Ackerley Prize for autobiography, 2006. Recent works of fiction are The Uncommon Reader and Smut: Two Unseemly Stories.
- Author(s)Alan Bennett
- PublisherFaber & Faber
- Date of Publication18/09/2003
- SubjectDrama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFaber & Faber
- Weight285 g
- Width137 mm
- Height214 mm
- Spine18 mm
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