Alan Bennett Season
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Alan Bennett was born in Armley, Leeds. From his humble origins as the son of a co-op butcher, he has become one of the UKs most highly regarded playwrights, a distinctive and compelling voice with an undeniable Leeds accent.
This season at the Playhouse we bring together a selection of his work, from full stage plays to intimate and perfectly formed autobiographical memoirs. Enjoy directed by James Brining comes to the Quarry Stage. We present the regional premiere of Untold Stories just seen at The National Theatre and Talking Heads is taken on tour across Leeds
To truly immerse yourself in the work of the extraordinary writer a season ticket is available. For £84 you can get to see four shows for the price of three. For even greater discounts across the season take a look at the My Playhouse scheme.
In addition to these 3 major productions we will present a range of other activities to celebrate and debate Alan's work, including an audience with Alan Bennett, and a co-production of Betty Blue Eyes inspired by Bennett's screenplay a private function.