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25/12/2009

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Friday 25 December 2009

In a special edition of Front Row with Mark Lawson, Alan Bennett reflects on his long career as a television playwright and explains why his series of monologues, Talking Heads, turned out to be so controversial. He also discusses his relationship with his father and the ethics of autobiographical writing.

  • ALAN BENNETT

    The BBC box set Alan Bennett at the BBC is widely available.

    His new play The Habit of Art is at the National Theatre.

    National Theatre

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