We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn’t obey the rules.
My films are about embarrassment.
Some people like me, some don't. I don't understand, Where the difference comes from. My h...- Santosh Kalwar
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.- Francis Bacon
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.- Albert Einstein
An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support.- James Buchan
|Birth:||9th May, 1934|
|Profession:||Actor, Author, Playwriter, Screenwriter|
Alan Bennett 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 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. His output includes The Madness of George III and its film incarnation The Madness of King George, the series of monologues Talking Heads, the play The History Boys, and popular audio books, including his readings of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Winnie-the-Pooh.
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