As one of Britain’s leading dramatists, Alan Bennett is well known for his novels including the Talking Heads monologues and The History Boys. Some of his works have been made into films and radio programmes, and in this MP3 audiobook version of Untold Stories Part 1 we are greeted with a wonderful collection of funny, relevant and poignant tales from one of the country’s finest wordsmiths.
There are two recordings in this audiobook collection that feature a title piece and what is referred to as The Diaries. They both cover the diaries that Alan Bennett kept from 1997 to 2004, and give a real insight into his personal life. His collection brings together some of Bennett’s finest examples of his work with Bennett’s unique vein of naughty humour running through every piece. We are introduced to Alan’s family as he takes us through details about his parent’s marriage, the deaths of his aunties, and he even delves into a long-kept family secret.
Bennett takes you on a journey of self-discovery with his heartfelt account of his life that is at times as touching as it is funny. Untold Stories offers a sneaky peak into Bennett’s past in this CD audiobook that is a must-buy for any fan of Alan Bennett’s. Buy it now and learn more about the meaning behind his humour as you get to catch a glimpse into his real life.