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Alan Bennett

Playwright, Actor (born 9-May-1934)


Alan Bennett. Writing Home. London: Faber & Faber. 1994. 417pp.

Ronald Bergan. Beyond the Fringe... and Beyond: A Critical Biography of Alan Bennett, Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller, Dudley Moore. Virgin Books. 1991. 314pp.

Alexander Games. Backing into the Limelight: The Unofficial Biography of Alan Bennett. Headline. 2001. 312pp.

Kara McKechnie. Alan Bennett. Manchester University Press. 2008. 224pp.

Joseph H. O'Mealy. Alan Bennett: A Critical Introduction. Routledge. 2001. 169pp.

Daphne Turner. Alan Bennett: In a Manner of Speaking. Faber and Faber. 1997. 162pp.

Peter Wolfe. Understanding Alan Bennett. University of South Carolina Press. 1999. 255pp.

Duncan Wu. Six Contemporary Dramatists: Bennett, Potter, Gray, Brenton, Hare, Ayckbourn. Palgrave Macmillan. 1997. 216pp.


Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings here does not indicate unimportance -- we are nowhere near finished with this portion of the project -- though if many are shown it does indicate a wide recognition of this individual.

  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.117)

  5. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.45)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.137)

  7. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.30)

  8. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.51)

  9. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.69-70)

  10. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.135)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.48)

  12. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.55)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.1, pp.154-56)

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