Untold Stories Part Two is part of a wider series of Untold Stories available both on CD and as an MP3 audiobook, focussing on successful playwright and serial diarist Alan Bennett’s life between 1997 and 2004. Adapted from his popular memoirs and read by Bennett himself, The Diaries provides a fascinating and engaging insight into the life, thoughts and experiences of one of the most celebrated writers of his generation.
Discussing his work for the BBC, the events that took place in his life and his opinions on a range of different subjects in an endearing and compelling manner, this audiobook is essential listening for those who are familiar with his work, as well as for fans of his diaries. Of particular interest in this collection is the fact that he would later go on to reveal in 2005 that he had been diagnosed with cancer in 1997, and that he had originally intended for these diaries to be published after his death, providing an fascinating context to his musings.
Whether you’re new to Alan Bennett or have enjoyed his work for some time, Untold Stories Part Two: The Diaries charts what was an intriguing time in his life, and is available to buy either as a CD audiobook or an MP3 download.