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Talking Heads - Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett sealed his reputation as the master of observation with this series of 12 groundbreaking monologues, originally filmed for BBC Television...

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Excellent

“I said, She said: Excellent!”

published 14/09/2000

ProWork of art, I personally liked it more on paper.

ConsIf you are more of a TV person then watch the seri...

Talking Heads is a collection of monologues (plays consisting of one character speaking) that is easy to read, humorous and the characters are so endearing. Bennett has a way of making sympathetic features of a character into something hilarious. There was Maggie the vicar's wife who kept...

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Excellent

ProEasy to read - better than the TV series.

ConsNone

This is much more accessible than one would imagine. It is a breeze to read and it's amazing how quickly one gets to the end of each chapter. I deliberately slowed my reading pace in order to prolong the enjoyment. If you've already seen the TV series, this is still a treat. Bennett proves that...

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Excellent

Prothe depth of the character, believable and each un...

ConsNone i can think of

Although the characters are finctional,grounded no doubt on Alan's past experience and chance meetings,They are colourful, bright and full of life. Each of the monologues are unique to the next, Bennett creates a world of his own allowing the reader to see through the eyes of his characters and...

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Excellent

“Unmissable”

published 10/09/2000

Progood actors/actresses

Consnot action-packed

Alan Bennet's famous "Talking Heads" monologues, of which there are twelve, really are astonishing. Being monologues, the depth of empathy one can have with the character in question is incredible. They are basically a number of short stories: some about everyday struggle or joy, and others about...

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Alan Bennett sealed his reputation as the master of observation with this series of 12 groundbreaking monologues, originally filmed for BBC Television. At once darkly comic, tragically poignant and wonderfully uplifting, "Talking Heads" is widely regarded as a modern classic. This new edition, which contains the complete collection of "Talking Heads", as well as his earlier monologue, "A Woman of No Importance", is a celebration of Alan Bennett's finest work. See all Product Description

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Type: Play

Title: Talking Heads

Author: Alan Bennett

ISBN: 0563206225; 184607259X

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Listed on Ciao since: 10/09/2000