Whether you’re already familiar with Alan Bennett or you’re new to him and wish to better understand his experiences and influences, this compilation of his work in both television and radio at the BBC over the years provides a fascinating insight into the man. Bennett and the BBC go back a long way, with some of his best work having been written for and broadcast by the Corporation.
In this audiobook read by Bennett himself and taken from his diaries and writings, he discusses some of the highlights of his career, his early memories and the challenges of working for the BBC, as well as some of his thoughts and opinions on a range of subjects. He also pays tribute to his contemporaries, and reads to the listener some of his favourite children’s stories.
As one of the most celebrated writers of his generation, Bennett is known for his masterful use of the monologue as a literary device. What better way then, to describe his life and experiences at the BBC?
Available to download as an MP3 audiobook or as a CD audiobook to suit any format collection, for fans of Bennett this collection represents essential listening to better understand both him and his work.