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Alan Bennett


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Alan Bennett (born 9 May 1934) is a British playwright, screenwriter, actor and author. Born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, he attended Oxford University where he studied history and performed with The Oxford Revue. He stayed to teach and research medieval history at the university for several years. His collaboration as writer and performer with Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Peter Cook ... more »

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  • ''Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have.''
    Alan Bennett (b. 1934), British playwright. Independent on Sunday (London, Jan. 27, 1991).
  • I was an only child. I lost both my parents. By the time I was twenty I was bald. I'm homosexual. In the way of circumstances and background to transcend I had everything an artist could possibly want...
    Alan Bennett (b. 1934), British playwright. Leslie Halliwell, in Prick up Your Ears: The Screenplay (1987).
  • ''Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be remembered for remembering someone else.''
    Alan Bennett (b. 1934), British playwright. Peggy, in Prick Up Your Ears: The Screenplay (1987).
  • He said "Next time can I bring my friend?"
    And I thought "Does he mean friend?"
    And I thought "Yes he does mean friend."
    Which was quite bold in those days.
    It was the Dark...
    Alan Bennett (b. 1934), British playwright. Peggy, in Prick Up Your Ears: The Screenplay (1987).
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