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Keeping On Keeping On

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £9.99
£8.99

Talking heads 2

Paperback, 05/10/1998, £7.99
£7.19
Characterized by the author's understatement, observation and knowing irony, these six Alan Bennett monologues were written for the second BBC1 series of "Talking Heads", the first having been transmitted 11 years earlier, in 1987.

Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin

Hardback, 02/10/2014, £14.99
£13.49
Writers like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. In this personal anthology, the author has chosen over seventy poems by six well-loved poets, discussing the writers and their verse in his customary conversational style through anecdote, shrewd appraisal and spare but telling biographical detail.

Shielding of Mrs Forbes: Faber Stories

Paperback, 07/03/2019, £3.50
£3.15
'Thinking Betty was in the bath Graham was watching a late-night programme on Channel 4 called Footballers with Their Shirts Off when she unexpectedly came in on the trail of the hairdryer. "I didn't know you were interested in football," said Betty.' No one must ever find out that Graham is 'not the marrying sort'.

Two Besides: A Pair of Talking Heads

Hardback, 15/10/2020, £10.00
£9.00
***Available for pre-order now*** The gorgeous, pocket-sized edition of the two brand-new Talking Heads ***As seen on BBC1 and iPlayer*** 'Given the opportunity to revisit the characters from Talking Heads I've added a couple more, both of them ordinary women whom life takes by surprise.

History Boys: With GCSE and A Level Study Guide

Paperback, 20/04/2017, £9.99
£8.99
Designed to meet the requirements for students at GCSE and A level, this educational edition offers the complete text of the History Boys along with a comprehensive study guide. It includes: detailed analyses of character, theme and structure; a clear introduction to the context of the play and its author; and,key quotations and activities.

Four Stories

Hardback, 17/04/2014, £12.99
£11.69

History Boys

Paperback, 17/06/2004, £9.99
£8.99
Presents an unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university. This book features anarchy of adolescence provoke insistent questions about history and how you teach it.

Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin: An Anthology by Alan Bennet

Paperback, 01/10/2015, £9.99
£8.99
Writers like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. In this personal anthology, the author has chosen over seventy poems by six well-loved poets, discussing the writers and their verse in his customary conversational style through anecdote, shrewd appraisal and spare but telling biographical detail.

Uncommon Reader

Paperback, 03/07/2008, £7.99
£7.19
Features none other than HM the Queen who drifts accidentally into reading when her corgis stray into a mobile library parked at Buckingham Palace. Her reading naturally changes her world view and her relationship with people like the oleaginous prime minister and his repellent advisers. The consequence is surprising, mildly shocking and funny.

People

Hardback, 01/11/2012, £12.99
£11.69
A sale? Why not? Release all your wonderful treasures onto the open market and they are there for everyone to enjoy. This title opens in the Lyttelton Theatre in a production directed by the National's artistic director Nicholas Hytner.

Hymn

Hardback, 22/11/2012, £12.99
£11.69
In 2001 the Medici Quartet commissioned the composer George Fenton to write them a piece commemorating their thirtieth anniversary. George Fenton appeared in my play "Forty Years On" and has written music for many of my plays since, and he asked me to collaborate on the commission. Hymn was the result.