Alan Bennett

I Don't Have a Cause

Paul Guest | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK
Paul Guest

I don't have a cause and it feels slightly problematic. By cause, I mean a thing that happens, exists or acts in such a way that something specific happens as a result. I am not a producer of an effect and further to this I'm not apart of a community.

Immigration: What UK Politicians Must Learn From the Hoover-Free Flights Fiasco

Hugh Salmon | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

As an independent candidate at the last UK general election in 2010, it was only when canvassing started that I realised that, overwhelmingly, immigration was the most important issue concerning the voting public.

A Who's Who of the Edinburgh Festival

Daniel Parker | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Parker

It's that time of year again; Edinburgh is ablaze with art, theatre, and music from around the world. For the month of August, Edinburgh is the culture capital of the world, as thousands of musicians, street-performers, actors, comedians, authors, and artists demonstrate their art at various venues across the city.

British Theatrical Invasion in NY's Sweltering Heat

Larry Jaffee | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

As long as there are boards to tread on both sides of the Atlantic, you can be sure a British-American theatrical exchange will be going on in New York.

Discovering Auden

Paul Guest | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Paul Guest

Wystan Hugh Auden, born on 21 February 1907 in England, later an American citizen, was regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th cen...

'Being Fondled By Old Men As A Child Didn't Scar Me'

PA | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

laywright Alan Bennett has told how "old gentlemen" fondled his legs when he was a child but that he was not "scarred". The History Boys writer tol...

Theatre Banking On Bennett For Next Hit

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2013 | Home

National Theatre bosses are hoping for another West End hit after announcing Alan Bennett's double bill Hymn/Cocktail Sticks will have a 12-week run a...

Star-Studded Campaign Group Fail To Prevent Library Closures

Posted 18.02.2012 | Home

A list of high-profile campaigners including playwright Alan Bennett, authors Zadie Smith and Philip Pullman and musicians Nick Cave, Depeche Mode and...