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Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett is a renowned playwright and essayist, a succession of whose plays have been staged at the Royal National Theatre and whose screenplay for The Madness of King George was nominated for an Academy Award. He made his first stage appearance with Beyond the Fringe and his latest play was The Lady in the Van with Maggie Smith. Episodes from his award-winning Talking Heads series have been shown on PBS. His first novel, The Clothes They Stood Up In, was published in 2000. He lives in London.

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    • Alan Bennett: Stories

    • Read by Alan Bennett
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    A unique collection of eight Alan Bennett stories, read by the author....

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Alan Bennett: Plays

    • BBC Radio dramatisations
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: John Gielgud, Maggie Smith, Patricia Routledge
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    A unique collection of 12 full-cast BBC Radio productions of plays by Alan Bennett....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great value but poorly presented on Audible

    • By Paul on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $34.10

    • The Complete Talking Heads

    • The classic BBC Radio 4 monologues plus A Woman of No Importance
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett, Patricia Routledge
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    The complete audio collection of Alan Bennett's celebrated monologues, published together for the first time and performed by some of Britain's best actors....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Depressing

    • By Cookie on 09-19-16

    Regular price: $21.32

    • Alan Bennett

    • Diaries 1980-1990
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Alan Bennett's gentle, wry observations of life have made him one of the country's best-loved and most famous authors....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • superb

    • By Denis on 11-21-11

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Smut: Two Unseemly Stories: The Greening of Mrs Donaldson & The Shielding of Mrs Forbes

    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    Two unexpected tales written and read by the best-selling author of The Uncommon Reader, Untold Stories and The History Boys....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fun British story about unmentionable subjects!

    • By Anonymous User on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Alan Bennett: Keeping On Keeping On

    • Diaries 2005-2014
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Alan Bennett narrates the latest installment of his diaries, as heard on BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week....

    Regular price: $12.78

    • Alan Bennett

    • Untold Stories, Part 1: Stories
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Untold Stories, Alan Bennett's first major collection of prose since his best-selling Writing Home, brings together the finest and funniest of his writing over the last 10 years....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly Great

    • By Gretchen SLP on 03-15-17

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Alan Bennett

    • Untold Stories, Part 2: The Diaries
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    The Diaries covers Alan Bennett's much-celebrated diaries for 1997-2004. They are an erudite collection of witty yet poignant recollections....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Must for Anglophiles

    • By Gretchen SLP on 03-25-17

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Alan Bennett

    • Untold Stories Part 3: Written on the Body
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Alan Bennett reads five more extracts from Untold Stories, his major collection of new writings....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Reflections on Sex, Stars, and Writing

    • By Gretchen SLP on 04-05-17

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Lady in the Van

    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennett
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The humorous and moving tale of Miss Shepherd, an eccentric old lady who, by a bizarre series of twists and turns, lived in the author's garden for many years....

    Regular price: $10.33

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