Playwright

Alan Bennett

  • May 09, 1934 (age 86)
  • 6' 0" (1.83 m)
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2015
The Lady in the Van
MovieSep 12, 2015

The Lady in the Van

This movie tells the true story of Alan Bennett's (Alex …
This movie tells the true story of Alan Bennett's (Alex Jennings') strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd (Dame Maggie Smith), an eccentric homeless woman who Bennett befriended in the 1970s before allowing her temporarily to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden house. She stayed there for fifteen years. As the story develops, Bennett learns that Miss Shepherd is really Margaret Fairchild (died 1989), a former gifted pupil of pianist Alfred Cortot. She had played Chopin in a promenade concert, tried to become a nun, was committed to an institution by her brother, escaped, had an accident when her van was hit by a motorcyclist for which she believed herself to blame, and thereafter lived in fear of arrest.
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2013
Mouse and Mole at Christmas Time
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MovieDec 16, 2013

Mouse and Mole at Christmas Time

Animation telling of the …
Animation telling of the adventures of Mouse, Mole, Rat and Owl. Before giving a Twelfth Night party, Mouse makes a snow mole for Mole. In a dream, Snow mole takes him to a land where his ...
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Fifty Years on Stage
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MovieNov 2, 2013

Fifty Years on Stage

Royal National Theatre celebrates 50 years.
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2007
Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway And Off-Broadway
Nomination2007

Outstanding New York Theater: Broadwa…

Nominated for "The History Boys".
GLAAD Media Award
2006
Outstanding Play
Award2006

Outstanding Play

Won award for "The History Boys".
Drama Desk Award
Outstanding Broadway Play
Award2006

Outstanding Broadway Play

Won award for "The History Boys".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Best Play
Award2006

Best Play

Won award for "The History Boys".
Tony Award
Nomination2006

Baillie Gifford Prize

Nominated for "Untold Stories".
Best Screenplay
Nomination2006

Best Screenplay

Nominated for "The History Boys".
British Independent Film Award
Outstanding Play
Nomination2006

Outstanding Play

Nominated for "The History Boys".
Drama Desk Award
2005
Best New Play
Award2005

Best New Play

Won award for "The History Boys".
Laurence Olivier Award
1934
Alan Bennett
BirthMay 1934

Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett was born.
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