Here, at last, is the astonishing sequel to Alan Bennett's classic Writing Home, updated for paperback.
The paperback of Untold Stories contains new unpublished diaries, as well as a poignant memoir of his family and of growing up in Leeds, together with his much celebrated diary for the years 1996-2004, and numerous other exceptional essays, reviews and comic pieces. 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. His many works include Forty Years On, The Lady in the Van, Talking Heads, A Question of Attribution and The Madness of George III. Bennett's most recent play, The History Boys, opened to great acclaim at the National in 2004, and won the Evening Standard Award, the South Bank Award and the Critics' Circle Award for Best New Play.
Untold Stories is published jointly with Profile Books.