More Untold Stories

Alan Bennett reads extracts from Untold Stories, his book of essays and diaries.

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01Thora Hird2006112020080120
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The writer recalls his special monologue for the much-loved actress - her last professional recording, made for BBC Radio 7.

The writer recalls his special monologue for the much-loved actress - her last professional recording, made for BBC Radio 7.

Alan Bennett recalls the monologue he wrote for the much-loved actress.

Alan Bennett recalls the monologue he wrote for the much-loved actress - her last professional recording, made for Radio 7.

Alan describes a radio monologue he wrote and recorded for the much-loved actress - her last professional recording.

02Arise Sir2006112120080127
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20130101 (BBC7)

The writer reflects on speaking engagements and explains why he's never appeared in the annual Honours List.

The writer on speaking engagements and why he's never appeared in the annual Honours List.

Writer Alan Bennett explains why he has never appeared in the Honours List.

Alan explains why he has never appeared in the Honours List.

03Seeing Stars2006112220080203
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20130102 (BBC7)

The writer recalls one of his favourite childhood pastimes - going to the pictures and seeing his favourite film stars.

The writer recalls one of his favourite childhood pastimes - going to the pictures.

Writer Alan Bennett recalls one of his favourite childhood pastimes - going to the pictures.

Alan Bennett recalls one of his favourite childhood pastimes - going to the pictures.

Alan recalls his one of his favourite childhood pastimes - going to the pictures.

04A Common Assault2006112320090604 (BBC7)
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The writer recalls an ill-fated holiday to Italy in the spring of 1992 which landed him in hospital.

The writer recalls an ill-fated holiday to Italy in the spring of 1992.

Writer Alan Bennett recalls an ill-fated holiday to Italy in the Spring of 1992.

Alan recalls an ill-fated holiday to Italy in the spring of 1992.

05 LASTStaring Out Of The Window2006112420080210
20090605 BT=1445 (BBC7)
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20130104 (BBC7)

, Alan muses about what 'being a writer' actually means.

Alan Bennett muses about what 'being a writer' actually means.