The complete ebook edition of Alan Bennett's celebrated monologues
'Alan Bennett's Talking Heads is pretty much the best thing ever.' David Sedaris, 'The books that made me', Guardian
Alan Bennett sealed his reputation as the master of observation with Talking Heads, a series of twelve groundbreaking monologues, originally filmed for BBC Television, starring Patricia Routledge, Thora Hird, Maggie Smith, Julie Walters, Stephanie Cole, Eileen Atkins, David Haig, Penelope Wilton and Alan Bennett himself.
Each monologue has been refilmed by the BBC in 2020 with a new cast, starring Jodie Comer, Monica Dolan, Martin Freeman, Tamsin Greig, Sarah Lancashire, Lesley Manville, Lucian Msamati, Maxine Peake, Rochenda Sandall, Kristin Scott Thomas, Imelda Staunton and Harriet Walter.
Uplifting, deeply moving, full of humanity and wit, this definitive volume remains essential, glorious reading.