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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: 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 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    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 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    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: 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 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

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

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Alan Bennett's On the Margin

    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Alan Bennet, John Sergeant
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    On the Margin was a six part BBC 2 TV British satirical comedy sketch show written and performed by Alan Bennett and a regular cast including John "Strictly Come Dancing" Sergeant....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant

    • By Chris Dorward on 12-08-09

    Regular price: $8.26

    • 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 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Getting On

    • A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Drama
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Charles Simpson, David Rintoul, Emily Richard, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    A British Labour MP, 10 years into his second marriage, feels tethered in a time of change. He is distrustful on the one hand of the "mawkish mentality" of the young and, on the other, of the encroaching life of the middle aged....

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Alan Bennett

    • Three Plays
    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Alan Bennett's three classic BBC Radio full-cast dramas: Kafka's Dick, Forty Years On, and An Englishman Abroad....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A very English voice

    • By Douglas on 08-11-06

    Regular price: $17.06

    • Nudi e crudi

    • By: Alan Bennett
    • Narrated by: Paola Cortellesi
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Non era rimasto nulla, niente di niente. Non solo i gioielli: i ladri si erano portati via proprio tutto, forno con arrosto, moquette, abiti e persino il rotolo della...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • divertente e toccante

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-17-15

    Regular price: $10.19

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