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Alan Bennett is an award-winning dramatist and screenwriter who is best known as a member of Beyond the Fringe (1964) (a satirical review that was a hit on both the London stage and on Broadway and featured fellow members Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller and Dudley Moore) and for his plays The Madness of King George (1994) and The History Boys (2006). ... See full bio »
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 2013 Mouse and Mole at Christmas Time (TV Movie)
Mole (voice)
 2013 Family Guy (TV Series)
Alan Bennett
- Brian's Play (2013) ... Alan Bennett (voice)
 2003-2004 Meg and Mog (TV Series)
- Mog and the Milk (2004) ... Owl
- Meg's Kite (2004) ... Owl
- Owl's Birthday (2004) ... Owl
- Meg and the Cowboy (2004) ... Owl
- Mog and the Kitten (2004) ... Owl
 2003 The Young Visiters (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini-Series)
- Post War (1997) ... Sillery
- The Twenties (1997) ... Sillery
 1996 The Willows in Winter (TV Movie)
Mole (voice)
 1996 In Love and War
 1995 The Wind in the Willows (TV Movie)
Mole (voice)
 1995 The Story Store (TV Series) (voice)
 1995 The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (TV Series)
Timmie Willie
- The Tale of Two Bad Mice and Johnny Town-Mouse (1995) ... Timmie Willie (voice)
 1991 Ashenden (TV Mini-Series)
Grantly Caypor
 1988 Talking Heads (TV Mini-Series)
Graham Whittaker
- A Chip in the Sugar (1988) ... Graham Whittaker
 1987 Little Dorrit
The Bishop
 1986 Breaking Up (TV Series)
Mr. Posner
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Mr. Posner
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Mr. Posner
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Mr. Posner
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Mr. Posner
 1985 Dreamchild
Mock Turtle (voice)
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Denis Midgley
- Intensive Care (1982) ... Denis Midgley
 1979 Afternoon Off (TV Movie)
Mr. Petty
 1978 Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1978 Long Shot
Neville's doctor
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- A Visit from Miss Prothero (1978) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1972 A Day Out (TV Movie)
And (as Alan)
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Hamlet (1970) ... Osric
 1970 Not Only... But Also (TV Series)
- Episode #3.7 (1970)
 1966 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
 1966 On the Margin (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1966)
- Episode #1.5 (1966)
- Episode #1.4 (1966)
- Episode #1.3 (1966)
- Episode #1.2 (1966)
 1965 My Father Knew Lloyd George (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 1965 Sunday Night (TV Series documentary)
- The Drinking Party (1965) ... Eryximachus
 1965 Famous Gossips (TV Series)
Augustus Hare
- Augustus Hare: The Years with Mother (1965) ... Augustus Hare
 1964 Chronicle (TV Series)
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Kenneth Grahame and his play, "The Wind in the Willows," was performed in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Griff Rhys Jones, Michael Bryant, David Bamber, and Richard Briers in the cast. Nicholas Hytner was director. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 39 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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[Speaking in May 2015, about The Lady in the Van (2015)] The story told by this film took place 40 and more years ago and Miss Shepherd is long since dead. She was difficult and eccentric but above all she was poor. And these days particularly the poor don't get much of a look in. Poverty is a moral failing today as it was under the Tudors. If the film has a point, it's about fairness and ... See more »


His drama, "The Lady in The Van", performed at the Queen's Theatre was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2000 (1999 season) for Best New Play. See more »


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