Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett

  • Born on
    • May 9th, 1934
Alan Bennett (born 9 May 1934) is an English playwright, screenwriter and author. Born in Leeds, he attended Oxford University where he studied history and performed with The Oxford Revue. He stayed to teach and research medieval history at the university for several years. His collaboration as writer and performer with Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Peter Cook in the satirical revue Beyond the Fringe at the 1960 Edinburgh Festival brought him instant fame. He gave up academia, and turned to writing full time, his first stage play Forty Years On being produced in 1968. His output includes The Madness of George III and its film incarnation The Madness of King George, the series of monologues Talking Heads, the play The History Boys, and popular audio books, including his readings of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Winnie-the-Pooh. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alan Bennett, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (8 Credits)

2015The Lady in the Van as Alan Bennett (2014)
2003The Young Visiters as Narrator (voice)
1996In Love and War as Porter
1995The Wind in the Willows as Mole
1994The Madness of King George as 2nd MP
1987Fortunes of War as Lord Pinkrose
1985Dreamchild as Mock Turtle (voice)
1966Alice in Wonderland as Mouse

Himself (1 Credits)

1982The Secret Policeman's Other Ball as Himself - Various Roles

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