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  1. Alan Bennett is an English playwright, screenwriter, actor and author. He was born in Leeds and 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 in the satirical revue Beyond the Fringe at the 1960 Edinburgh Festival brought him instant fame. He gave up academia, and turned to writing full-time, his first stage play Forty Years On being produced in 1968.
    • also known as Alan
    • born on (81 years ago) in Armley, child of Lilian Mary Peel and Walter Bennett
    • nationality: England
    • education:
    • profession: Screenwriter, author, actor, playwright
    • spouses:
    • album: "Beyond the Fringe"
    • written works: "Writing Home", "The Uncommon Reader", "The History Boys", "Catalogue of the University's collection", "Con Lo Puesto", "Southern Lines", "The Writer in Disguise", "Madness of George the Third", "Alan and Thora", "La Ceremonia del Masaje", "Father! Father! Burning Bright", "Great Western Railway in Mid-Cornwall", "Green Forms", "Vater, Vater lichterloh", "Thailand: the ambiguous domino", "Objects of Affection and Other Plays for Television", "Forty years on ; Getting on ; Habeas Corpus", "Habeas corpus; a play in two acts", "Guide to Risk Management in Imports/Exports", "A Box of Bennetts", "Cosi fan tutte. Eine Geschichte", "La mise à nu des époux Ransome", "The Laying on of Hands", "Lady in the Van", "The Red Baron's Last Flight", "Intensive Care and Other T.V.Plays", "Diaries, 1980-90", "Single Spies", "Untold Stories", "Beyond the Fringe", "The Madness of George III", "Habeas Corpus", "People", "Hymn", "Cocktail Sticks", "The Lady In The Van", "The Wind In The Willows", "The Habit of Art", "Talking Heads", "Forty Years On", "Kafka's Dick"
    • filmography:
    • TV series:
    • films written:
    • film directed: A Bed Among the Lentils
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • Special Tony Award - "Beyond the Fringe" (For Beyond the Fringe, for their brilliance which has shattered all the old concepts of comedy), with Jonathan Miller, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore
        • nominated to British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance
        • British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay - "A Private Function"
        • London Film Critics Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year - "A Private Function"
        • London Film Critics Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year - "Prick Up Your Ears"
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted - "Prick Up Your Ears"
        • nominated to British Academy Television Award for Best Actor - "Talking Heads" (A Chip in the Sugar)
        • nominated to British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series - "Talking Heads" (A Cream Cracker Under the Settee), with Innes Lloyd
        • nominated to British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama - "Talking Heads" (Bed Among The Lentils), with Innes Lloyd
        • nominated to British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama - "Talking Heads" (A Lady Of Letters), with Giles Foster & Innes Lloyd
        • nominated to Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - "Single Spies" (Comedy of the Year)
        • Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - "Single Spies" (Comedy of the Year)
        • nominated to British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama - "Screen One" (A Question Of Attribution), with Innes Lloyd & John Schlesinger
        • nominated to British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama - "Screen Two" (102 Boulevard Haussmann), with Innes Lloyd & Udayan Prasad
        • nominated to Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical - "Talking Heads"
        • nominated to Laurence Olivier Award for Best Entertainment - "Talking Heads"
        • nominated to Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play - "The Madness of George III" (BBC Award for the Play of the Year)
        • British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama - "Screen One" (A Question of Attribution), with John Schlesinger & Innes Lloyd
        • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical - "Talking Heads"
        • Laurence Olivier Award for Best Entertainment - "Talking Heads"
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay - "The Madness of King George"
        • nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay - "The Madness of King George"
        • nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, Adapted - "The Madness of King George"
        • nominated to British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama - "Talking Heads" (Playing Sandwiches), with Udayan Prasad & Mark Shivas
        • nominated to British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama - "Talking Heads" (Waiting For The Telegram), with Mark Shivas & Stuart Burge
        • nominated to Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play - "The Lady In The Van" (BBC Award for the Play of the Year)
        • nominated to Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play - "Talking Heads"
        • nominated to Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play - "Talking Heads"
        • nominated to Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play - "The History Boys"
        • Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play - "The History Boys"
        • Society of London Theatre Special Award
        • nominated to GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off-Broadway - "The History Boys"
  2. Alan Bennett: Alan John Bennett is an Irish professional footballer who plays for League Two side AFC Wimbledon as a defender. He has represented the Republic of Ireland national team.
  3. Alan Bennett is an American lyric tenor known mostly for his performances in concert and oratorio work. He is particularly admired for his interpretations of the works of Bach, George Frideric Handel, and Mozart.
    • also known as Bennett, Alan
    • born in (54 years ago)
    • member of musical group Theatre of Voices
  4. Alan Bennett was an English footballer who played on the left-wing. He made 133 league appearances in a nine-year career in the Football League. He played for Port Vale between 1949 and 1957, and was a member of the Third Division North winning side in 1953–54. He retired in 1958, following one season with Crewe Alexandra.
  5. Alan Bennett is an actor.
  6. Alan Bennett appeared in the 2005 film The Producers.
  7. Alan Bennett is an Irish comedian from Limerick who was a finalist in So You Think You're Funny final in 2006. One reviewer described him as a deadpan act who offered up some quirky ideas, but didn't go anywhere with them.

Characters

  1. Alan Bennett is a fictional character from the film Lords of Magic.
  2. Alan Bennett is a fictional character from the film Behind the Headlines.
  3. Alan Bennett is a fictional character from the 2004 film Not Only But Always.

Writings

  1. "Alan Bennett" is a book by Kara McKechnie.
  2. "Alan Bennett" is a book by D. E. Turner.
    • also known as "Alan Bennett: in a manner of speaking"

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alan Bennett

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Google previewe-Study Guide for: Flashback : Brief History of Film by Louis Giannetti, ISBN 9780131874572 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alan Bennett is an Irish comedian from Limerick who was a finalist in So You Think You're Funny final in 2006.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Acting One / Acting Two by Robert Cohen, ISBN 9780073288543 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alan Bennett is an Irish comedian from Limerick who was a finalist in So You Think You're Funny final in 2006. One reviewer described him as a deadpan act who offered up some quirky ideas, but didn't go anywhere with them. Caryl Churchill ...

Google previewModern Drama: A Very Short Introduction (2016)

by Kirsten E. Shepherd-Barr

Alan Bennett is a playwright interested in the vexed question of what 'history' is—certainly not, for these playwrights, a neutral, objective thing, but one full of bias, distortion, even outright lies.

Google previewLoose Canon (2004)

A Portrait of Brian Brindley by Damian Thompson

Alan Bennett is an actor and one of Britain's most celebrated playwrights. Sean Finnegan is a priest of the London Oratory and a former Catholic chaplain to the University of Surrey. P. J. Kavanagh is a poet, essayist and critic. Nicholas Krasno ...

Google previewWriting Home (2007)

by Alan Bennett

" — Booklist ALAN BENNETT is a renowned playwright and essayist, whose screenplay for The ...

Google previewX-kit Fet G10 English Home Languag

Alan Bennett is a brilliant playwright and the author of The History Boys, which was recently made into an award-winning movie.

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature (2006)

by David Scott Kastan

Alan Bennett: In A Manner of Speaking. London, 1997. Wolfe, Peter. Understanding Alan Bennett. Columbia, SC, 1999.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures (2003)

by George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman

Alan Bennett (b. 1934), a onetime member of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Film Directors (2009)

by Jerry Roberts

Frears has been significant to the careers of writers Christopher Hampton and Alan Bennett. The Cricket Match followed literary gents on one team traveling to play a village squad. Daft as a Brush starred Vanessa Redgrave and Jonathan ...

Google previewThe Biteback Dictionary of Humorous Literary Quotations (2013)

by Fred Metcalf

Alan Bennett, Getting On (1971) Literature exists sothat where one man has lived finely, ten thousand may afterwards live finely.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents Other Than Court Forms (1904)

and CHAKLES ALAN BENNETT, Esq., Barristers-at-Law.) Hire of chattels a form of bailment. PRELIMINARY NOTE PRECEDENTS 1. Agreement for the Hire of Furniture - - - - - 2.

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I write plays about things that I can't resolve in my mind. I try to root things out. (Alan Bennett)
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