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People

Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett’s new play People will be in the Lyttelton at the National Theatre from October 2012.

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£12.99
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571296880
Date Published
01.11.2012
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Summary

A sale? Why not? Release all your wonderful treasures onto the open market and they are there for everyone to enjoy. It’s a kind of emancipation, a setting them free to range the world… a saleroom here, an exhibition there; art, Lady Stacpoole, is a rover.

People spoil things; there are so many of them and the last thing one wants is them traipsing through one’s house. But with the park a jungle and a bath on the billiard table, what is one to do? Dorothy wonders if an attic sale could be a solution.

People premieres at the National Theatre, London, in October 2012.

As with Alan Bennett’s previous two plays, The History Boys and The Habit of Art, People will open in the Lyttelton Theatre in a production directed by the National’s artistic director Nicholas Hytner.

How’re you doing?

Not sure.

Well why don’t you get on the mobile to your dick and find out.

AlanBennett

Alan Bennett has been one of our leading dramatists since the success of Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s. His television series Talking Heads has become a modern-day classic, as have many of his works for the stage including Forty Years On, The Lady in the Van (together with the screenplay), A Question of Attribution, The Madness of George III (together with the Oscar-nominated screenplay The Madness of King George), and…

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