Posts tagged "Alan Bennett"

The 59th BFI London Film Festival

by Joanna Orland The BFI London Film Festival has come to a close for another year.  The 59th edition had quite an impressive selection of 240 films in its lineup including opening gala Suffragette, closing gala Steve Jobs and other memorable movies such as The Lobster, Youth, Room, Beasts of No Nation, Son of Saul, […]

BFI London Film Festival: The Lady in the Van Premiere

Directed by Nicholas Hytner Written by Alan Bennett Starring Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent, Frances De La Tour, Roger Allam, Dominic Cooper and James Corden by Ruth Thomson Award-winning collaborators Nicholas Hytner and Alan Bennett (The Madness of King George, The History Boys), bring their latest fare The Lady in the Van to the […]

The History Boys

Play by Alan Bennett The Broadhurst Theatre, New York City by Dani Aronson Can I just say thank you to Alan Bennett for providing us with such a well written masterpiece filled with such hot cream-your-knickers-worthy young actors. Yum. The History Boys is about eight boys in a Northern English grammar school. Actual studying or […]