We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn’t obey the rules.
Were we closer to the ground as children, or is the grass emptier now?
Writing starts with living.- L.L. Barkat
Work continuously to trim the White House staff from your first day to your last. All the ...- Donald Rumsfeld
You're thinking of Eurpoe as Germany and France. I don't. I think that's old Europe.- Donald Rumsfeld
With the press there is no 'off the record.'- Donald Rumsfeld
When you raise issues with the President, try to come away with both that decision and als...- Donald Rumsfeld
|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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