Forty Years On

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Alan Bennett's acclaimed satirical comedy.

The retiring headmaster of Albion House is outraged by the school's traditional end-of-year play, which is being produced by his successor.

The headmaster can only see his own beloved standards being mocked.

Yet within the parody lies painful nostalgia for a more peaceful, vanished age.

With Alan Bennett and Eleanor Bron.

Directed by Gordon House.

Alan Bennett stars as a Headmaster reluctantly about to retire from the school he attended as a boy.

A new production of Alan Bennett's acclaimed satirical comedy.

Director: Gordon House.

Alan Bennett plays a headmaster on the brink of retirement at the school he himself attended.

Alan Bennett stars in his own tragicomic requiem for a lost England.

With Eleanor Bron and Robert Bathurst.

Alan Bennett stars in his own darkly comic requiem for a lost England.

With Eleanor Bron.

With Eleanor Bron, Adam Godley and Robert Bathurst.

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By: Alan Bennett

Starring: John Gielgud/Alan Bennett/Dorothy Reynolds/Nora Nicholson/Paul Eddington.