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Alan Bennett

Director, Actor

Beyond the FringeBeyond the Fringe (1964)
Feat. Dudley Moore, Peter Cook, Alan Bennett
The West End / Broadway comedy sketch show that paved the way for satirical revue shows, with four of Britain's top comedians performing a variety of…
Alice in WonderlandAlice in Wonderland (1966) Recommended
Dir. Jonathan Miller
Feat. Peter Cook, Michael Redgrave, Peter Sellers
Cult BBC version of Lewis Carroll's classic children's book, in which drowsing Alice enters the dreamscape of 'Wonderland'. Influenced by the…
Merry Wives of Windsor, The (1982)
Feat. Alan Bennett, Richard Griffiths, Judy Davis
Part of the BBC's excellent series of Shakespeare productions, filmed in a 'theatrical' TV environment utilising the best of English acting talent.
BBC Shakespeare Collection: Series 5BBC Shakespeare Collection: Series 5 (Richard III, King Lear, Henry VI Part 1, Henry VI Part 2, Henry VI Part 3, The Merry Wives of Windsor) (1982-1983)
Feat. Alan Bennett, Ben Kingsley, Judy Davis
The fifth in a series of boxed–sets compiling the BBC's comprehensive Shakespeare adaptations for television. This set includes: Richard III,…
Complete Talking Heads, The (TV Miniseries)Complete Talking Heads, The (TV Miniseries) (1987-1998) Recommended
Dir. Alan Bennett
Feat. Alan Bennett, Stephanie Cole, Thora Hird
Much–feted 1980s TV series comprising a series of six stage monologues by renowned playwright Alan Bennett, devised to depict various suffering…
Fortunes of War (TV Mini-series)Fortunes of War (TV Mini-series) (1987)
Dir. James Cellan Jones
Feat. Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Alan Bennett
An under–appreciated historical epic focused on the personal experience of war, starring then–English glamour couple Kenneth Branagh and…
A Dance to the Music of TimeA Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Dir. Alvin Rakoff
Feat. John Gielgud, Miranda Richardson, Alan Bennett
Adapted from Anthony Powell's 12 volume sequence of novels which begins among the aspiring classes of Edwardian Britain and continues across the…

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