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ISIS Publishing 4. See the. Each, in its way, is a devastating portrait of grief. Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order, Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on. ... Alan Bennett: Plays: BBC Radio dramatisations. Seller Inventory # 6545-9781861972033. Goldstone Books Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. More information about this seller Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. When Kafka came back to life (circa 1987), he discovered his best friends actions. Profile Books (Fleckney, United Kingdom), About this Item: Profile Books, 2015. Following the initial email, you will be contacted by the shop to confirm that your item is available for collection. Condition: Very Good. Published by BBC Books 24/03/1988 ), ( Theebook edition of Alan Bennett's celebrated monologues, 'Alan Bennett's Talking Heads is pretty much the best thing ever.' Faber & Faber 29/04/2010 Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. She comes to question the prescribed order of the world and loses patience with much that she has to do. More information about this seller Condition: Very Good. . 294 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. Books; Biographies & Memoirs; Literary Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Radio Plays; Historical Biographies starting 1901; See more. 27. Profile Books Ltd Spine still tight, in very good condition. 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 Festivalbrought him instant fame. The Lady in the Van deals with solitude but more importantly, the liberal intellectuals who couldn’t pluck the courage to tell Miss Shepard to leave their street – an action sensed by Miss Shepard who played on the residents leniency. His television series Talking Heads has become a modern-day classic, as have many of his works for stage including Forty Years On, The Lady in the Van, A Question of Attribution, The Madness of George III (together with the Oscar-nominated screenplay The Madness of King George), and an adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. Condition: Very Good. Profile Books Ltd, 1998. Alan Bennett sealed his reputation as the master of observation with this series of 12 groundbreaking monologues, originally filmed for BBC Television. It became a West End hit, starring Maggie Smith. The Habit of Art opened at the National in 2009. See all books authored by Alan Bennett, including The Uncommon Reader, and The History Boys, and more on ThriftBooks.com. ). This is Alan Bennett at his absolute best with an exceptional satire. Profile Books 29/10/2015 (2007), ISBN 10: 1846072603ISBN 13: 9781846072604, From: In "Father! . Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. The Lady in the VanThe true story of the eccentric old woman who is invited to live in a homeowner's front garden. Explore books by Alan Bennett with our selection at Waterstones.com. Paperback. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Burning BrightThe savage satire on the family of a dying man who rules over them from his hospital bed. Already a bestseller, this is a wonderfully entertaining collection of Alan Bennett's prose writings. Published by Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. | Contact this seller Condition: Good. Something went wrong. Profile Books 28/08/2003 Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. The stirring story of The History Boys took to the National Theatre in 2004, with a raving cast and sold-out audiences. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Seller Inventory # 7719-9781861972033. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. 26. Published by Profile Books 17/09/2001, 2001. He stayed to teach and research medieval history at the university for several years. . Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. ... 2008. The consequence is, of course, surprising, mildly shocking and very funny. From a two-male featured monologue, discussing the controversial subject of paedophilia in the 60s and 70s, to female discussions of religion, the characters emotions were truly felt. Select the department you want to search in. Condition: Very Good. In short, a superb, life-enhancing play.' Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. The book includes Denmark Hill, a darkly comic radio play set in suburban south London, as well as Bennett's reflections on a quarter of a century's collaboration with Nicholas Hytner. Profile Books 17/09/2001, 2001. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780571248131. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. Spine still tight, in very good condition. They just about end up on top and go on, but without quite knowing how. 12. A lot of Bennett’s international success from The Madness of George III should be owed to Shakespeare’s great tragedies. Published by The Clothes They Stood Up in and the Lady in the Van, This page may contain affiliate links and advertising. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. 18. 'Nothing could diminish the incendiary achievement of this subtle, deep-wrought and immensely funny play about the value and meaning of education .. USED BUT OTHERWISE OF GOOD QUALITY ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. BBC Books 05/10/1998, 1998. 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. Condition: Good. Spine still tight, in very good condition. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Profile Books The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Though "burgled" was the wrong word too. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, FREE Delivery on orders over £10 for books or over £20 for other categories shipped by Amazon, Alan Bennett: Plays: BBC Radio Dramatisations, Alan Bennett: Stories: Read by Alan Bennett, The Complete Talking Heads: The classic BBC Radio 4 monologues plus A Woman of No Importance, Alan Bennett Reads Childhood Classics: The Wind in the Willows; Alice in Wonderland; Through the Looking Glass; Winnie-the-Pooh; The House at Pooh Corner, Alan Bennett: Keeping On Keeping On: Diaries 2005-2014, The Lady in the Van: A BBC Radio 4 adaptation, Alan Bennett: Untold Stories, Part 1: Stories, Alan Bennett: Doctor Dolittle Stories: Classic Readings from the BBC Archive, Smut: Two Unseemly Stories: The Greening of Mrs Donaldson & The Shielding of Mrs Forbes, The Clothes They Stood Up In (BBC Radio Collection), Alan Bennett: Untold Stories Part 3: Written on the Body, Winnie-the-Pooh: The Complete BBC collection. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This item can be requested from the shops shown below. Condition: Very Good. Spine still tight, in very good condition. ). 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. About this Item: Profile Books/ London Review 21/02/2000, 2000. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google. | Contact this seller All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Cover worn. Paperback. (2003), ISBN 10: 186197633XISBN 13: 9781861976338, About this Item: Profile Books 28/08/2003, 2003. 15. (1998), ISBN 10: 0563384603ISBN 13: 9780563384601, About this Item: BBC Books 05/10/1998, 1998. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Father! BBC Books 24/03/1988, 1988. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Looking back, Mi... One of England's finest and most loved writers explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people's public appearance and their private desires in two tender and surprising stories. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Condition: Good. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780563384601. BBC Books 05/10/1998, 1998. . Spine still tight, in very good condition. Cover worn. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. 8. Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles. Spine still tight, in very good condition. 'I didn't know you were interested in football,' said Betty.No one must ever find out that Graham is 'not the marrying sort'. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Profile Books 07/04/2011, 2011. Seller Inventory # U9781846072604. Bennett’s play chronicles their global blunders, fraud and forgery, which consequently leaves them in many compromising situations. More information about this seller Though her own husband isn't all that satisfactory either. ), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. BBC Books 24/03/1988, 1988. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. The Madness of George III is one of Alan Bennett's most popular plays, first performed in 1991, and adapted for BBC Radio. They all have brilliant twists, are immensely entertaining and highly moral. Published by 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. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. Condition: Very Good. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Guardian, ** Ebook available for pre-order now -- released 8 July 2020 **, Two brand-new monologues in the Talking Heads series, as seen on BBC1 and iPlayer, 'Given the opportunity to revisit the characters from Talking Heads I've added a couple more, both of them ordinary women whom life takes by surprise. Seller Inventory # mon0005085768. Condition: Very Good. 20. 9. Faber & Faber 18/09/2003, 2003. Throughout the play, Bennett has cleverly employed some of Kafka’s own themes, such as metamorphosis and persecution. 1-16 of 304 results for "alan bennett audio books" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. See all books authored by Alan Bennett, including The Uncommon Reader, and The History Boys, and more on ThriftBooks.com. 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. Father! USED BUT OTHERWISE OF GOOD QUALITY ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Published by Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. 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. | Contact this seller No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. 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. Brood then took his own fame by writing biographies and lecturing about Kafka. She stays there, in her van, for fifteen years. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Kafka’s Dick is centered around Franz Kafka who, at the time of his death in 1924, was an unknown writer. | Contact this seller The Uncommon Reader book. , The Clothes They Stood Up In (The Alan Bennett Collection Book 1), ( The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. . This new edition also includes Bennett's introduction to his Oscar-nominated screenplay for The Madness of King George and his more recent diaries. Hardcover. 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. | Contact this seller If you have changed your email address then contact us and we will update your details. Published by See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. 50 Condition: Very Good. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. More information about this seller More information about this seller More information about this seller ISIS Publishing, 2002. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Although he is retiring, he takes part in the end-of-year entertainment for the last time. 1,207 Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Profile Books 29/10/2015, 2015. (Reading, United Kingdom), About this Item: Profile Books 29/10/2015, 2015. Alan Bennett has been one of our leading dramatists since the success of Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s. 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. Father! Condition: Very Good. 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. Read 5 813 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Condition: UsedGood. Condition: Very Good. Profile Books 28/08/2003, 2003. (2000), ISBN 10: 1861972032ISBN 13: 9781861972033, About this Item: Profile Books/ London Review 21/02/2000, 2000. Seller Inventory # 6545-9781781255407. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. At times heartrending and at others extremely funny,Untold Stories is a matchless and unforgettable anthology. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Like Charles Dickens' novels which were first published in magazines, it originally appeared in the London Review of Books - which the author says 'seems to me (and not just because I occasionally contribute to it) the liveliest, most serious and also the most radical literary periodical we have'. Still, they're in good company, and at least they've made it into print.'. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday. Condition: Very Good. Faber & Faber 05/10/2006 BBC Books 05/07/2007 The consequences of fame rears its ugly head and makes for intriguing theatrical discussion. 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. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. | Contact this seller Please try your request again later. Forgotten the title or the author of a book? 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. The Monster Bookshop The play is largely focused on the topic of history yet not one specific historical event. Alan Bennett's first collection of prose since Writing Home takes in all his major writings over the last ten years. 7. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Collection available in most shops. Director Nicholas Hytner once again partnered with Bennett to deliver a National Theatre hit. More information about this seller During lockdown in England: reserve online, pay by phone. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Paperback. | Contact this seller Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Ravette Publishing Ltd, 2004. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Bahamut Media Burning Bright", "The Clothes They Stood Up in", "The Laying on of Hands". As a memoir it covers the production of his very first play, Forty Years On, which starred John Gieldgud. This latest collection contains Bennett's peerless diaries 2005 to 2015, reflecting on a decade that saw four premieres at the National Theatre (The Habit of Art, People, Hymn and Cocktail Sticks), a West End double-bill transfer, and the films of The History Boys and The Lady in the Van. Condition: Very Good. 29. | Contact this seller Signed by Alan Bennett to the title page. 10. Condition: Very Good. Spine still tight, in very good condition. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Published by | Contact this seller This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. But when she decides to take in two lodgers, her mundane life becomes much more stimulating... Like everything Bennett does, these stories are playful, witty and painfully observant of ordinary people's foibles. More information about this seller . Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Her reading naturally changes her world view and her relationship with people like the oleaginous prime minister and his repellent advisers. Profile Books/ London Review 21/02/2000 We have summed up his finest and greatest endeavors that read like a beautifully orchestrated opera. Has usual library markings and stamps inside. Hardcover. More information about this seller ), ( By continuing to browse the site you accept our Cookie Policy, you can change your settings at any time. Your order qualifies for free UK delivery. At the National Theatre, London, The History Boys won numerous awards including Evening Standard and Critics' Circle awards for Best Play, an Olivier for Best New Play and the South Bank Award. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. | Contact this seller Condition: Very Good. 30. 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. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Alan Bennett narrates the latest installment of his diaries, as heard on BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week. The home is Alan Bennett's. Like a play, Bennett believes history lives on in our memory as a moment of time which fleets, but remains etched in our mind. Condition: Very Good. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. At once darkly comic, tragically poignant and wonderfully uplifting, "Talking Heads" is widely regarded as a modern classic. It is a perfect work of fiction but it will give readers the extra frisson of pleasure of identifying many of the characters, including even the masseur. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. David Sedaris. Published by Paperback. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. His collection of prose, Untold Stories, won the PEN/Ackerley Prize for autobiography, 2006. ( 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. Published by Paperback. 178 Profile Books 07/09/2006 Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Paperback Published by All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Our BookSleuth is specially designed for you. Profile Books 01/03/2012 Looking for books by Alan Bennett? The intimacy of Bennett’s ever realistic characters struck a note with the nation’s consciousness; their humour, sexuality and eccentricities were reminiscent of someone you knew. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Alan Bennett (born 9 May 1934) is an English actor, author, playwright, and screenwriter. More information about this seller . Paperback. More information about this seller Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. https://theculturetrip.com/.../london/articles/the-9-greatest-works-of-alan-bennett Profile Books/ London Review 21/02/2000, 2000. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Culture Trip stands with Black Lives Matter. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. '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. Aided by Norman, a young man from the palace kitchen who freq... Alan Bennett's award-winning series of solo pieces is a classic of contemporary drama, universally hailed for its combination of razor-sharp wit and deeply felt humanity. . Paperback. Also included are his much celebrated diaries for the years 1996 to 2004. 22. Following her death in 1989, Bennett wrote a lengthy article in diary form of her years spent at the end of his garden. This time, set in the 1970s, in classic Bennett country, Yorkshire. 292 Clive Dunlop was a masseur of exceptional talents. (2007), About this Item: BBC Books 05/07/2007, 2007. Thinking Betty was in the bath Graham was watching a late-night programme on Channel 4 called Footballers with... A unique collection of eight Alan Bennett stories read by the author. Paperback. If this item isn't available to be reserved nearby. | Contact this seller . Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. More information about this seller Condition: Very Good. The play-within-a-play receives a ghastly response from the headmaster who soon realizes his high standards are being mocked. As the title speculates, the theme of art is found in the artist, creativity and desire to persist even when all passion is spent. 142 More information about this seller When the Queen in pursuit of her wandering corgis stumbles upon a mobile library she feels duty bound to borrow a book. 62 The king’s descent into madness is masterfully created by Bennett’s amazing text. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. ( Faber & Faber 29/04/2010, 2010. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month 1-16 of 424 results for Books : ALAN BENNETT Skip to … Condition: Good. 243 Rolling Home: One Fine Day, All Day on the Sands, Our Winnie, Rolling Home. Condition: Good. Condition: Good. The family fortune has faded – along with the house itself – and the Stacpoole family are struggling to maintain it, so aristocrat Dorothy Stacpoole faces the choice of either auctioning off the house, letting the National Trust open the house for visitors, or selling it to a shady consortium. And all are modern classics.The Laying on of HandsThe painfully observant account of a memorial service for a masseur to the famous. First seen at the National Theatre 16 years ago, it has since been adapted to an Oscar-winning film. Ravette Publishing Ltd A headmaster obsessed with results; a history teacher who thinks he's a fool. 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