- Paperback: 96 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber (1 Nov. 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0571296890
- ISBN-13: 978-0571296897
- Product Dimensions: 12.6 x 0.8 x 19.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 56,565 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
People Paperback – 1 Nov 2012
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Alan Bennett's new play People will be in the Lyttelton at the National Theatre from October 2012.
About the Author
Alan Bennett has been one of our leading dramatists since the success of Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s. 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, and an adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. At the National Theatre, London, The History Boys won numerous awards, followed by major success in its run on Broadway. The Habit of Art opened at the National in 2009 and People in 2012. His collection of prose Untold Stories won the PEN/Ackerley Prize for autobiography, 2006. Recent works of fiction are The Uncommon Reader and Smut: Two Unseemly Stories.
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Humorous, insightful and, well, Bennett...read and enjoy the style, the idea that he might be making mock of you. But titter ye!Published on 13 April 2014 by Brian Last
I thoroughly enjoyed Alan Bennett's "Talking Heads" series in all the different formats and so I thought I would try reading one of his plays. Read morePublished on 4 Dec. 2013 by Sharon Hooper
Brilliant read as always Alan Bennett is on form and although a thin volume it was extremely enjoyable as always.Published on 6 Feb. 2013 by Sheila Rowbottom
Great stuff, as usual, from AB - I just wish he could provide a thicker volume of work, as I enjoy his writing so much.
This is a very slim paperback at a high price.
I chose this book after having read other works of the author. I has proved to be a very pleasant and entertaining readPublished on 15 Jan. 2013 by Noel Speers