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Prior to writing The History Boys, Bennett said he had never successfully mastered writing about his school days and specifically introduced the published version of The History Boys to be based on his personal remembrances of school life and examinations. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. More information about this seller His 'services' were much in demand amongst the great and the good and after his untimely death at the age of 34 they -- the film stars and politicians, the writers and publishers, the TV pundits and celebrity chefs -- are gathered for his memorial service. Published by Published by Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Following the relationship of two awkward men, Britten and Auden, Bennett demonstrates the beautiful encounters that can be had – regardless of biography – when merging a common passion for art. ). At times heartrending and at others extremely funny,Untold Stories is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. ISIS Publishing, 2002. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. The Clothes They Stood Up In is Alan Bennett's first story. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. He was born in Leeds and attended Oxford University, where he studied history and performed with the Oxford Revue. Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles. See all books authored by Alan Bennett, including The Uncommon Reader, and The History Boys, and more on ThriftBooks.com. In these compelling pieces, Bennett displays the wry observation, knowing irony and tender misunderstement... Go ad-free with a FictionDB premium membership. Published by Condition: Good. The king’s descent into madness is masterfully created by Bennett’s amazing text. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. BBC Books 24/03/1988 Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Mr. Ransome was a solicitor by profession and thought words mattered. 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Alan Bennett sealed his reputation as the master of observation with Talking Heads, a series of twelve groundbreaking monologues, originally filmed for BBC Television, starring Patricia Routledge, Thora Hird, Maggie Smith, Julie Walters, Stephanie Cole, Eileen Atkins, David Haig, Penelope Wilton and Alan Bennett himself. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Faber & Faber 29/04/2010, 2010. Paperback. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. More information about this seller This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Profile Books Ltd Although he is retiring, he takes part in the end-of-year entertainment for the last time. . Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. USED BUT OTHERWISE OF GOOD QUALITY ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. More information about this seller A headmaster obsessed with results; a history teacher who thinks he's a fool. Spine still tight, in very good condition. 20. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780563384601. Seller Inventory # 6545-9781846685262. ). No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. The Habit of Art opened at the National in 2009. Condition: Very Good. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. In Alan Bennett's new play, staff room rivalry and the anarchy of adolescence provoke insistent questions about history and how you teach it; about education and its purpose. Condition: Very Good. Clive Dunlop was a masseur of exceptional talents. Profile Books/ London Review 21/02/2000 Paperback. Published by Condition: Good. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. More information about this seller 178 This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. . Bennett’s play chronicles their global blunders, fraud and forgery, which consequently leaves them in many compromising situations. When Kafka came back to life (circa 1987), he discovered his best friends actions. His many works include Forty Years On, The Lady in the Van, Talking Heads, A Question of Attribution and The Madness of King George. | Contact this seller More information about this seller A lot of Bennett’s international success from The Madness of George III should be owed to Shakespeare’s great tragedies. . 6. On Broadway, The History Boys won five New York Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critcs' Circle Awards, a New York Drama Critics' Award, a New York Drama League Award and six Tony's. It was Kafka’s dying wish for his works to be burned, although his best friend – Max Brood whom he bestowed this wish upon – published them. The site uses cookies to offer you a better experience. More information about this seller Condition: Very Good. More information about this seller Condition: Very Good. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. The Uncommon Reader is none other than HM the Queen who drifts accidentally into reading when her corgis stray into a mobile library parked at Buckingham Palace. Condition: Very Good. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780563206224. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Published by All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. (2007), ISBN 10: 1846072603ISBN 13: 9781846072604, From: Condition: Good. Contradictory to the latter, Dorothy allows her home to be used as the set for a porn film while she makes her decision. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. BBC Books Goldstone Books Burning Bright", "The Clothes They Stood Up in", "The Laying on of Hands". This time, set in the 1970s, in classic Bennett country, Yorkshire. Condition: Very Good. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Faber & Faber 18/09/2003 See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. | Contact this seller Seller Inventory # mon0005035939. Some thirty years after the original six, Bennett has written Two Besides, a pair of monologues. BBC Books 464 Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. He died promptly, painlessly and without a struggle. Still, this is Alan Bennett, so what is happening in the bedroom (and in lots of other places too) is altogether more startling, perhaps shocking, and ultimately more true to people's predilections.The Greening of Mrs DonaldsonMrs Donaldson is a conventional middle-class woman beached on the shores of widowhood after a marriage that had been much like many others: happy to begin with, then satisfactory and finally dull. Seller Inventory # 6545-9781846685255. USED BUT OTHERWISE OF GOOD QUALITY ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. Spine still tight, in very good condition. | Contact this seller | Contact this seller From: This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Profile Books Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. . Profile Books, 2006. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Published by More information about this seller All books are swathed in biodegradeable bubble wrap and posted in strong, custom made book boxes to ensure undamaged delivery. Father! Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. 1604863503. (2000), ISBN 10: 1861972032ISBN 13: 9781861972033, About this Item: Profile Books/ London Review 21/02/2000, 2000. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Paperback. 24. The History Boys premièred at the National in May 2004. Faber & Faber 05/10/2006, 2006. Though "burgled" was the wrong word too. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780563384601. About this Item: BBC Books 24/03/1988, 1988. Condition: Very Good. Condition: Very Good. | Contact this seller I am in the pigeon-hole marked 'no threat' and did I stab Judi Dench with a pitchfork I should still be a teddy bear. Cover worn. Certainly not his wife, or his mother. USED BUT OTHERWISE OF GOOD QUALITY ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. The Headmaster of Albion House is somewhat a fixture of the establishment, having began his career there 50 years ago. The story of The Lady in the Van was inspired by the woman who lived at the end of Alan Bennett’s driveway, in a van, for 15 years. As sex, blackmail and fanatical tidiness take over the West Yorkshire parish of Alwoodley, an unlikely caper unfolds. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. Spine still tight, in very good condition. | Contact this seller I shall still be thought to be kindly, cosy and essentially harmless. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Following the initial email, you will be contacted by the shop to confirm that your item is available for collection. Published by I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will it make a jot of difference. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. The play is largely focused on the topic of history yet not one specific historical event. More information about this seller | Contact this seller Published by What started as a play and then a book has now become a newly produced film starring Maggie Smith and directed by Nicholas Hytner. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. Condition: Very Good. Profile Books 01/03/2012 As the title speculates, the theme of art is found in the artist, creativity and desire to persist even when all passion is spent. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. | Contact this seller ), Smut: Two Unseemly Stories (The Alan Bennett Collection Book 1), ( Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Free UK Delivery by Amazon. Paperback. The Lady in the Van by Alan Bennett Published by Profile Books. 25. Writing Home brings together diaries, reminiscences and reviews to give us a unique and unforgettable portrait of one of England's leading playwrights. Condition: Good. At once darkly comic, tragically poignant and wonderfully uplifting, "Talking Heads" is widely regarded as a modern classic. More information about this seller As a cinema buff who is considerably sillier than Alan Bennett, I am able to inform him that the Burt Lancaster film he often thinks about isn’t The Crimson Pirate but the similarly swashbuckling The Flame and the Arrow (LRB, 2 January). If this item isn't available to be reserved nearby. An unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university. While struggling to be correctly diagnosed by a series of doctors, George’s son, the Prince of Wales, uses this as an opportune time to steal power. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. | Contact this seller Has usual library markings and stamps inside. | Contact this seller Director Nicholas Hytner once again partnered with Bennett to deliver a National Theatre hit. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. (2012), About this Item: Profile Books, 2012. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Condition: Very Good. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. (2004), ISBN 10: 1841612154ISBN 13: 9781841612157, About this Item: Ravette Publishing Ltd, 2004. They all have brilliant twists, are immensely entertaining and highly moral. (1988), ISBN 10: 0563206225ISBN 13: 9780563206224, About this Item: BBC Books 24/03/1988, 1988. More information about this seller Since the success of Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s Alan Bennett has delighted audiences worldwide with his gentle humour and wry observations about life. Condition: Very Good. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Condition: Very Good. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. ), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. 27. 292 The Monster Bookshop 62 Profile Books/ London Review 21/02/2000, 2000. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. More about us. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. The book contains a substantial preface by Nicholas Hytner and an introduction to each, by Alan Bennett. Condition: Very Good. Father! . The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. He stayed to teach and research medieval history at the university for several years. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. (Stockport, United Kingdom), About this Item: BBC Books, 2007. Three Stories: "Father! Seller Inventory # mon0005375107. Profile Books 17/09/2001, 2001. ), ( The Lady in the VanThe true story of the eccentric old woman who is invited to live in a homeowner's front garden. The Habit of Art has Bennett’s characteristic blend of wit and reflectiveness. Condition: Good. Please enter your email address below and we'll send you a link to reset your password. The Shielding of Mrs ForbesGraham Forbes is a disappointment to his mother, who thinks that if he must have a wife, he should have done better. It became a West End hit, starring Maggie Smith. Spine still tight, in very good condition. . Paperback. "Robbed," Mrs. Ransome said. The Uncommon Reader was published in 2007. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. This new edition, which contains the complete collection of "Talking Heads", as well as his earlier monologue, "A … Profile Books 28/08/2003, 2003. See the. (2006), About this Item: Profile Books, 2006. . Published by The Clothes They Stood Up in and the Lady in the Van, This page may contain affiliate links and advertising. We have summed up his finest and greatest endeavors that read like a beautifully orchestrated opera. Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App? Collection available in most shops. Published by Alan Bennett | © Allan Warren/Wiki Commons. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. The Lady in the Van is undoubtedly one of Bennett’s finest plays and proved to be one of his greatest films. Condition: Very Good. More information about this seller Also included are his much celebrated diaries for the years 1996 to 2004. FictionDB is committed to providing the best possible fiction reference information. Bennett made a comment that he struggled to plough on with work at his desk – which faced Miss Shepard’s parked van – and often got tangled in the happenings of the lady rather than producing work. Seller Inventory # 6545-9781846072604. Try again. Alan Bennett (born 9 May 1934) is an English actor, author, playwright, and screenwriter. 14. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. More information about this seller . This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. Bahamut Media Paperback Faber & Faber 29/04/2010 Spine still tight, in very good condition. Profile Books 29/10/2015 Profile Books, 2012. Following on from Alan Bennett's best-selling, award-winning prose collections Writing Home and Untold Stories, Keeping On Keeping On is a third anthology featuring his unique observations, recollections and reminiscences. BBC Books 05/07/2007, 2007. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. | Contact this seller Please try your request again later. More information about this seller This new edition also includes Bennett's introduction to his Oscar-nominated screenplay for The Madness of King George and his more recent diaries. Spine still tight, in very good condition. (2002), ISBN 10: 1861974264ISBN 13: 9781861974266, From: Condition: Very Good. Condition: Very Good. Seller Inventory # 6545-9781861973740. Profile Books, 2015. 'Alan Bennett's third collection of prose Keeping On Keeping On follows in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful Writing Home and Untold Stories, each published ten years apart. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780563206224. Condition: Very Good. Condition: Very Good. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Seller Inventory # 6545-9781861978196. Although Bennett holds a certain skill for monologue writing compared to his counterparts, it is one he believes should not be over spilled yet used to vocalise what is not apparent. Seller Inventory # mon0005085768. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. His television series 'Talking Heads' has become a modern-day classic; as part of the 1960s revue 'Beyond the Fringe' Bennett helped to kick-start the English satire revolution, and has since remained one of our leading dramatists, most recently with The History Boys at the National Theatre. As a memoir it covers the production of his very first play, Forty Years On, which starred John Gieldgud. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Something went wrong. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. | Contact this seller Uplifting, deeply moving, full of humanity and wit, they remain essential, glorious reading. Spine still tight, in very good condition. BBC Books 24/03/1988, 1988. The titles are Uncle Clarence; The Lady in the Van; The Clothes They Stood Up In; Father! Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. AwesomeBooks No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. More information about this seller Alan Bennett -- the complete book list in order (15 books). BBC Books 24/03/1988, 1988. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Books; Biographies & Memoirs; Literary Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Radio Plays; Historical Biographies starting 1901; See more. During lockdown in England: reserve online, pay by phone. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Very few writers can interpret social observation like Bennett, and Talking Heads follows comforting stereotypical roles in society. The consequence is, of course, surprising, mildly shocking and very funny. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles. Paperback. The conduct of the service is a great worry for the priest taking the service, but it proves to be a test for the congregation. He gave up academia, and turned to wri… In short, a superb, life-enhancing play.' This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Paperback. More information about this seller He was born in Leeds and 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. About this Item: BBC Books, 2001. MusicMagpie Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. More information about this seller 30. Bennett skillfully uses varied verb tenses and the three main instructors of the play to demonstrate the passing of time, providing a different approach to Lintott’s facts. Seller Inventory # 7719-9781861972033. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. 'I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Published by ), The Shielding of Mrs Forbes: Faber Stories, ( The Madness of George III is one of Alan Bennett's most popular plays, first performed in 1991, and adapted for BBC Radio. Condition: Good. Condition: Good. Profile Books No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Bennett wrote his ‘spy’ play while the Soviet was still under Gorbachev, and the cold war was prevalent in the world’s mind; little did Bennett know that a few years later the USSR would collapse, and with it, the espionage culture that he prominently portrays throughout Single Spies. This is a small masterpiece. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. The Clothes They Stood Up InThe comic tale of an elderly couple's trials after their flat is stripped completely bare. The title piece is a poignant family memoir with an account of the marriage of his parents, the lives and deaths of his aunts and the uncovering of a long-held family secret. Profile Books By continuing to browse the site you accept our Cookie Policy, you can change your settings at any time. A fine, unread & unblemished copy of a first edition, first impression hardback in a fine, unclipped dustjacket. Forty Years On twists a multi-generational story of England – back when life seemed peaceful and simplistic, summer nights were golden and the country held such cynicism towards going to war twice in so many decades. (2015), ISBN 10: 1781255407ISBN 13: 9781781255407, From: If you have any issues with the site, please don't hesitate to contact us. ), ( Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee.

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