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Alan Bennett - The Lady in the Van - 9781781255407 - V9781781255407
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The Lady in the Van

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Description for The Lady in the Van Paperback. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 112 x 178 x 21. Weight in Grams: 90.
In 1974, the homeless Miss Shepherd moved her broken down van into Alan Bennett's garden. Deeply eccentric and stubborn to her bones, Miss Shepherd was not an easy tenant. And Bennett, despite inviting her in the first place, was a reluctant landlord. And yet she lived there for fifteen years. This account of those years was first published in 1989 in the London Review of Books. The play premiered in 1999, directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Dame Maggie Smith, who reprise their roles in this new film adaptation. Shot on location at Bennett's house, Alex ... Read more

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About Alan Bennett
The film adaptation of the hit play The Lady in the Van is out now in the UK.Alan 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 the stage. At the National Theatre, ... Read more

Reviews for The Lady in the Van
Praise for Alan Bennett: 'Has you laughing as well as mopping your eyes. Utter genius
Daily Mail
Clear-eyed, touching, occasionally waspish ... ever honest
The Times
Alan Bennett continues to surprise and delight
John Banville
Daily Telegraph
A perfect stocking filler for just about anyone
Monica Ali
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