Author and actor Alan Bennett has a
long list of credits to his name. The youngest
generation might know him as the lugubrious voice of
Winnie-The-Pooh and friends in the BBC audio
recordings from the 1990s; the next generation up
are likely to know him as the playwright of The
Madness of George III, or the more recent The
History Boys (which won six Tonys including Best
Play); and the generation above may admit to being
old enough to have seen him perform with Dudley
Moore, Peter Cook and Jonathan Miller in Beyond
The Fringe (see sidebar).
The Uncommon Reader is not an insiders look into the life of the person best known as the Queen of England but rather an opportunity for Bennett to play around with the caricature of the Queen, ...
A brief video interview with Alan Bennett about The History Boys.
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