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‘Untold Stories’ to transfer to West End

Alex Jennings reprises role as Alan Bennett

LONDON — The National Theater production of Alan Bennett’s “Untold Stories” will transfer to the West End’s Duchess Theater from March 22 for a strictly limited 12-week season.

The show is comprised of two one-act autobiographical recollections, “Hymn” and “Cocktail Sticks,” by the author of the Tony-winning “The History Boys.” Currently playing separately in rep at the National, both pieces feature thesp Alex Jennings as the much-loved Brit author and playwright.

“Hymn,” a memoir of music in childhood, features a score by George Fenton and is helmed by Nadia Fall. “Cocktail Sticks,” a tender investigation of parents and loss, is helmed by National a.d. Nicholas Hytner (“One Man, Two Guvnors”). Designed by Bob Crowley with lighting by Tom Snell, “Untold Stories” opens April 2.

Hytner’s production of Bennett’s new full-length play “People” continues its SRO run at the National. Its March 21 perf will be broadcast around the world as part of NTLive.

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