Description - Alan Bennett Untold Stories by Alan Bennett
`Untold Stories', Alan Bennett's first major collection of prose since his bestselling `Writing Home', brings together the finest and funniest of his writing over the last ten years. Following on from `Untold Stories: Part 1: Stories' (also available from BBC Audio), `Part 2: The Diaries' covers Alan Bennett's much-celebrated diaries for 1997-2004. `Part 2: The Diaries'; Alan Bennett's diaries from 1997-2004 are an erudite collection of witty yet poignant recollections told in his own unique voice. Whether appreciating the simple pleasures of nature, or commenting on religion, politics or the arts, his observations are incisive, funny, and yet always meaningful.
2 CDs. 2 hrs 35 mins.
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(151mm x 133mm x 11mm)
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Author Biography - Alan Bennett
Alan Bennett is one of Britain's best-loved and most highly acclaimed writers. He has written widely for radio, television and theatre. His latest play, The History Boys, won several awards, including Evening Standard and Critics' Circle Awards for Best Play and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play. It also won six Tony Awards, including Best Play, following an extremely successful transfer to Broadway. In 2006 Bennett was named Author of the Year at the British Book Awards for Untold Stories, his collection of memoirs and diaries.