... I find with Bennett’s work that I read in character and this is no exception… every piece is read in the voice of the performer (Alan Bennett, Maggie Smith, Patricia Routledge, Julie Walters, Stephanie Cole and Thora Hird).
Ten years after this series of Talking Heads, Bennett released ... Read review
Only that 2 pages of the introduction were repeated in a later Bennett collection.
"To say that I’m a bit of a Bennett fan is something of an understatement and it was this particular offering that holds the blame! Talking Heads, a set of six monologues, was published and televised in 1988 and held captivated a 15 year old with no particular interest in books or plays – it has remained one of my favourite pieces of writing by any author ever since. Not that the ‘stories’ found within the book are plays in the strictest sense of the ..."
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