About the Author
Alan Bennett was first on stage with the Oxford Theatre Group in 1959. He collaborated on the revue Beyond the Fringe, which opened in Edinburgh in 1960 and then to the West End and Broadway. His collection of diary entries, essays and reviews, Writing Home (1994) was a bestseller. His other works include: The Wind in the Willows for the National Theatre, The Madness of George III, and Talking Heads.