Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett

English playwright, screenwriter, actor and author.
We have fish and chips, which W. and I fetch from the shop in Settle market-place. Some local boys come in and there is a bit of chat between them and the fish-fryer about whether the kestrel under the counter is for sale....Only when I mention it to W. does he explain Kestrel is now a lager. I imagine the future is going to contain an increasing number of incidents like this, culminating with a man in a white coat saying to one kindly, "And now can you tell me the name of the Prime Minister?More Alan Bennett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
At eighty things do not occur; they recur.More Alan Bennett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I saw someone peeing in Jermym Street the other day. I thought, is this the end of civilization as we know it? Or is it simply someone peeing in Jermyn Street?More Alan Bennett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It seems to me the mark of a civilized society that certain privileges should be taken for granted such as education, health care and the safety to walk the streets.More Alan Bennett quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Were we closer to the ground as children, or is the grass emptier now?More Alan Bennett quotes [10/13/2011 11:10:48]

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