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Keeping On Keeping On written by Alan Bennett performed by Alan Bennett on Audio CD (Abridged)

Keeping On Keeping On written by Alan Bennett performed by Alan Bennett on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

Alan Bennett reads the latest instalment of his diaries, as heard on BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week. Following on from Alan Bennett's bestselling, award-winning prose collections Writing Home and Untold Stories, Keeping On Keeping On is a third anthology featuring his unique observations, recollections and reminiscences. At its heart is his latest published collection of diaries. In these entries...

Cocktail Sticks written by Alan Bennett performed by Alex Jennings on CD (Abridged)

Cocktail Sticks written by Alan Bennett performed by Alex Jennings on CD (Abridged)
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ISBN:  9781910281956
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Drama
Duration:  60 mins
Length:  Excerpts
Author:  Alan Bennett
Performer 1:  Alex Jennings

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A radio adaptation of Alan Bennett's short autobiographical play, originally directed by Nicholas Hytner for the National Theatre. Alan looks back on his early life with affection and sadness, revisiting some of the themes and conversations of his memoir 'A Life Like other People's'.

Both he and his mother are seduced by the idea that other people's lives are much richer and fulfilling than their own. But when they do, finally, have cocktail parties, they are not at all what his mother would have envisaged....

Alan is played by Alex Jennings and Alan Bennett, supported by the original National theatre cast of Gabrielle Lloyd, Jeff Rawle, Sue Wallace and Derek

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