Reflections on Covid and confinement from the unparalleled pen of Alan Bennett
Alan Bennett has been a leading dramatist since Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s. His works include Talking Heads, The Lady in the Van, the Oscar-nominated The Madness of George III, The History Boys, the PEN/Ackerley Prize-winning Untold Stories and, more recently, Keeping On, Keeping On.
'Our greatest living writer' - Clive Davis
'He still has the sharpest pen in Britain ... Bennett is at his best when flirting with indecency ... mesmerising and unbearably sad' - Daily Telegraph
'There is no other writer, certainly none from any other era or nation, quite like Alan Bennett' - David Sexton
'Cleverer and funnier than any one person has a right to be' - John Carey