The Lady in the Van
The true story of Miss Shepherd, an eccentric woman of uncertain origins, who 'temporarily' parked her broken-down van in writer Alan Bennett's London driveway for 15 years.
1970s Camden Town. Writer Alan Bennett's neighbours include the outspoken and unconventional Miss Shepherd, proudly residing in a van parked on the street. Offering space on his front drive for her vehicle begins a bizarre arrangement that he feels guilty about later exploiting in print. Acclaimed comedy drama from BBC Films based on actual events.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
|Miss Shepherd||Maggie Smith|
|Alan Bennett||Alex Jennings|
|Ursula Vaughan Williams||Frances de la Tour|
|Miss Briscoe||Cecilia Noble|
|Mr Fairchild||David Calder|
|Giles Perry||Nicholas Burns|
|Lady Wiggin||Selina Cadell|
|Market Trader||James Corden|
|Man with Earring||Russell Tovey|
|Doctor||Stephen Campbell Moore|
|Man in Confessional||Clive Merrison|