Front Row | 25/12/2009

Based on The History Boys by Alan Bennett

In a special edition of Front Row with Mark Lawson, Alan Bennett reflects on his long career as a television playwright and explains why his series of monologues, Talking Heads, turned out to be so controversial. He also discusses his relationship with his father and the ethics of autobiographical writing.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 28'42''
  • Broadcast date: 2009

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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