Did You Know?As well as refusing honours from Oxford University, as discussed in this programme, Alan Bennett also turned down a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 1988 and a knighthood in 1996.
ArchiveArchive programmes available on iPlayer reflect the broadcast standards and attitudes of their time, which may not accord to some current BBC editorial guidelines. We aim to select programmes which can be shown in their entirety but in some cases edits are required. In these cases, edits are kept to a minimum and are made only for technical reasons.
- Mark Lawson
- Alan Bennett
Interviews with remarkable authors.