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Alan Bennett (1) (1934–)

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Bennett was born in Armley in Leeds, West Yorkshire. He decided to apply for a scholarship at Oxford University. He was accepted by Exeter College, Oxford from which he graduated with a first-class degree in history. He was born on May 9, 1934; he is an English author, actor, humorist and näytä lisää playwright. Bennett was made an Honorary Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford in 1987. He was also awarded a D.Litt by the University of Leeds in 1990 and an Hon. PhD from Kingston in 1996. In October 2008 Bennett announced that he was donating his entire archive of working papers, unpublished manuscripts, diaries and books to the Bodleian Library free of charge, as a gesture of thanks and repaying a debt he felt he owed to the UK's social welfare system that had given him educational opportunities which his humble family background would otherwise never have afforded. In 2015 his title, Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin: An Anthology by Alan Bennett, made The New Zealand Best Seller List. He also made the list in 2016 with his title The Lady in the Van. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

The Uncommon Reader (2006) — Tekijä — 5,769 kappaletta
Untold Stories (2005) 1,196 kappaletta
Writing Home (1994) 1,124 kappaletta
The History Boys: A Play (2004) 879 kappaletta
The Clothes They Stood Up In (1996) 732 kappaletta
Smut: two unseemly stories (2011) 583 kappaletta
The Lady in the Van [prose] (1989) 467 kappaletta
Talking Heads (1988) 447 kappaletta
A Life Like Other People's (2009) — Tekijä — 270 kappaletta
The Complete Talking Heads (1998) 254 kappaletta
The Laying On of Hands {novella} (2001) 247 kappaletta
Keeping On Keeping On (2017) 235 kappaletta
The Madness of George III (1992) — Tekijä — 226 kappaletta
Four Stories (2005) 156 kappaletta
The Laying On of Hands: Stories (2002) — Tekijä — 142 kappaletta
The History Boys [2006 film] (2006) — Screenwriter; Original story — 130 kappaletta
Telling Tales (2000) 125 kappaletta
Lady in the Van (1989) 122 kappaletta
The History Boys: The Film (2006) 108 kappaletta
The Habit of Art (2010) 101 kappaletta
The Madness of King George [1994 film] (1994) — Screenwriter — 95 kappaletta
The Complete Beyond the Fringe (1987) 92 kappaletta
Talking Heads 2 (1998) 87 kappaletta
House Arrest (2022) 77 kappaletta
Beyond the Fringe (1962) 64 kappaletta
Forty Years on (1969) 63 kappaletta
Father! Father! Burning Bright (2000) 61 kappaletta
Single Spies and Talking Heads (1988) 57 kappaletta
Prick Up Your Ears [1987 film] (1987) — Screenwriter — 36 kappaletta
Single Spies (1989) 34 kappaletta
The Shielding of Mrs Forbes (2019) 33 kappaletta
People (2012) 33 kappaletta
Habeas Corpus (1973) 30 kappaletta
Una visita guidata (2005) 30 kappaletta
A Private Function (1984) 25 kappaletta
Me, I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1980) 23 kappaletta
Alan Bennett at the BBC (2009) 23 kappaletta
Rolling Home (2003) 22 kappaletta
A Private Function [1984 film] (1985) — Screenwriter — 17 kappaletta
The History Boys (BBC Audio) (2006) 16 kappaletta
Single Spies [radio adaptation] (2006) 14 kappaletta
Kafka’s Dick [radio play] (2004) 14 kappaletta
Ein Kräcker unterm Kanapee (1998) 14 kappaletta
Hymn and Cocktail Sticks (2012) 13 kappaletta
The Writer in Disguise (1985) 12 kappaletta
The Old Country (1711) 10 kappaletta
Beyond The Fringe [1964 TV movie] (1964) — Screenwriter — 10 kappaletta
Enjoy (1980) 9 kappaletta
L'imbarazzo della scelta (2009) 8 kappaletta
A Woman of No Importance (1994) 7 kappaletta
Allelujah! (2018) 7 kappaletta
Poetry in Motion (1990) 7 kappaletta
Kafka's Dick (Acting Edition) (1987) 7 kappaletta
Getting on (1972) 6 kappaletta
Alan Bennett, Triple Bill (2007) 5 kappaletta
Green Forms (Acting Edition) (1981) 5 kappaletta
Der souveräne Leser (Salto) (2020) 5 kappaletta
Alan Bennett geht ins Museum (2017) 4 kappaletta
Two in Torquay 4 kappaletta
Say Something Happened (1996) 4 kappaletta
Hymn (BBC Radio Collection) (2002) 4 kappaletta
Kafka's dick: A comedy (1990) 3 kappaletta
Alan Bennett: Three Plays (2006) 3 kappaletta
The Insurance Man 2 kappaletta
Diary 2019 2 kappaletta
A Chip in the Sugar (1994) 2 kappaletta
Soldiering On (1995) 2 kappaletta
Moulins à paroles: monologues (1999) 2 kappaletta
Indecències (2013) 2 kappaletta
Poetry in motion 2 (1992) 2 kappaletta
Cocktail Sticks (2015) 2 kappaletta
Diary 2017 selections 2 kappaletta
The Last of the Sun 2 kappaletta
Drammi e monologhi (1996) 2 kappaletta
Diary 2018 selections 2 kappaletta
Handauflegen. 2 CDs (2005) 1 kappale
An Englishman Abroad [1983 TV movie] (1991) — Screenwriter — 1 kappale
Bennett : Allelujah! [programme] 2018 (2018) — Avustaja — 1 kappale
FOURTY YEARS ON 1 kappale
Bennett Alan 1 kappale
Alan Bennett: Double Bill (2007) 1 kappale
Hymn 1 kappale

Associated Works

Kaislikossa suhisee (1908) — Johdanto, eräät painokset23,975 kappaletta
Nalle Puh (1926) — Kertoja, eräät painokset13,586 kappaletta
The Assassin's Cloak: An Anthology of the World's Greatest Diarists (2000) — Avustaja, eräät painokset555 kappaletta
The Library Book (2012) — Avustaja — 399 kappaletta
The Secret Life of Cows (2003) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset267 kappaletta
In Love and War [1996 film] (1997) — Actor — 52 kappaletta
Fortunes of War [1987 TV mini series] (2005) — Actor — 34 kappaletta
The Wind in the Willows [1995 animated film] (1995) — Voice — 32 kappaletta
Alice in Wonderland [1966 TV movie] (1966) — Actor — 29 kappaletta

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I loved this. Bennett takes us on a journey through an alternate history where the Queen becomes a Reader. It’s amusing and acid in equal measures, poking fun at authors and Palace equerries in equal measures.
 
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Rory_Bergin | 575 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 11, 2024 |
I can't recall what made me interested in this play a few years ago, nor can I explain exactly what I have gained from it now that I've read it...but there is definitely something touching and soul-trembling about this play. It connects with something beyond cognition and verbalization so that one encounters the play on two levels--one concerned with the reality which the play represents and the other concerned with the emotional current which gently prods reality forward--much as the boys encountered education on two levels through Hector and Irwin. This multiple focusing layers the play so that Hector's bike rides and Irwin and Dakin's interactions are seen as more than simply teacher indiscretions, but also the manifestation of something more elusive that must be pondered. My only qualms with the work are the lack of stage directions and the minimal character development in light of the initial presentation. It's not uncommon to focus a work on a select number of characters and to only outline the rest, but for a play that gives off the initial sense of the characters being this progressing whole, much of the whole is ignored throughout.… (lisätietoja)
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AngelReadsThings | 29 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 5, 2024 |
Witty, interesting (ideas as well as authors to look up for future reading), and overall charming. A very good read.
 
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dvoratreis | 575 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 22, 2024 |
I enjoyed this little gem so much the first time through--and it's such a quick read--I decided to read it again already as a cheery alternative to my other current books.
 
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Abcdarian | 575 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 18, 2024 |

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