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True Born Englishman: did the BBC ban this Buckingham Palace play?

Peter Barnes’ monologue about a royal footman was commissioned for radio but never broadcast until now. Director Philip Franks and others unravel its mysteryThe most celebrated set of dramatic monologues for broadcasting and theatre are Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads, first performed in the 1980s.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-12 13:00:44 UTC ]
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Faber and Profile to publish two new Alan Bennett Talking Heads monologues

Faber and Profile Books are to publish two new Alan Bennett "Talking Heads" monologues, to be published together under the title Two Besides.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 11:52:59 UTC ]
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Faber expands into education with new series

Faber is launching new educational editions of its books for students at GCSE, IGCSE and A Level in close collaboration with authors Kazuo Ishiguro, Alan Bennett and Michael Frayn. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube stars the Sidemen are frontrunners in race for Christmas books No 1

Figures show that game-playing vloggers’ print debut sold more than 26,000 copies in its first three days on sale last weekA week after the starting gun was fired on the race to the top of the Christmas book charts, YouTube superstars the Sidemen have emerged in front of the likes of Jamie... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kensal Rise Library re-opens after five-year battle

Kensal Rise Library is set to open for the first time in five years this weekend, with a community open day. The library was closed by Brent Council in 2011 and denied permission for a community library in the space, becoming a flashpoint for library campaigners, with authors such as Alan... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alan Bennett: 'Stibbe got me wrong'

Writer Alan Bennett has claimed Nina Stibbe "misremembered" him in Love, Nina (Viking... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman joins fight for Brent libraries

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 09:27 Author Philip Pullman has joined the fight to save the six Brent libraries threatened by closure, following Zadie Smith and Alan Bennett in taking part in a fund-raising event for the campaign. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night books defy the critics as sales grow

Written By: Philip Stone and Felicity Wood Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:43 The majority of the books to be handed out tomorrow (5th March) as part of World Book Night have already received a sales boost in 2011. The figures will be a welcome fillip for the organisers, with founder... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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