LONDON — BBC Films has boarded "The Lady in the Van," which reunites the team behind "The History Boys." The pic, which is an adaptation of playwright Alan Bennett's memoir, will be directed by…
Don't tell precocious BBC drama topper Ben Stephenson you can't have your cake and eat it too.
Richard Griffiths, the versatile British actor who played the boy wizard's unsympathetic Uncle Vernon in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died. He was 65.
Alan Bennett clearly has a great deal to get off his chest. His supporters may be satisfied, but those in search of drama will be sorely disappointed.
LONDON -- World preems of new play "Bull" by Mike Bartlett ("Cock") and original tuner "This Is My Family" by Tim Firth, co-writer of the film "Kinky Boots," headline the 2013 season slate at U.K…
While nowhere near as provocative or lucid as the plays of Alan Bennett and Peter Shaffer, this Old Globe production is handsomely sparked by digital visual legerdemain and, within its narrow limits…
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. preem of Alan Bennett comedy "The Habit of Art" and a regional production of recent Broadway alum "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" are among the shows lined up for the 2011-12…
Miles Anderson steps assuredly into the late Nigel Hawthorne's signature role.
Alan Bennett's wonderful, nostalgic trip down the halls of academe, "The History Boys," makes its Los Angeles debut as a hybrid of the original Royal National Theater staging and a team of local…
"The History Boys" may please fans of the original legit production and the stragglers who didn't catch it in Gotham or London's West End. However, auds coming cold to this largely faithful…
Alan Bennett concocted "Habeas Corpus," a satirical perusal of the sexually liberated 1970s, as a facile, swift-moving "farce without doors." South Coast Rep's heavy-handed revival is predominantly a…
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