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The Madness of George III

From the author of enormous global bestsellers The Uncommon Reader and Untold Stories.Alan Bennett is a huge household name - his writing has received both critical acclaim and massive commercial success. The History Boys has sold over 140K copies to date for Faber.'If you have tears, prepare to shed them now. Alan Bennett's wonderful play has finally arrived in the West End. and there are many moments that cut at the heart like a knife. We think of Bennett as a great comic writer, and so he is, but he can also be the most moving of dramatists.' Daily TelegraphThe Madness of George III premiered at the National Theatre, London, in December 1991.
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Gorgeously repackaged edition of Alan Bennett's much-loved play The Madness of George III, published to coincide with his eightieth birthday.

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Alan Bennett has been one of the world's leading dramatists since the success of Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s. His television series Talking Heads has become a modern-day classic, as have many of his works for stage including Forty Years On, The Lady in the Van, A Question of Attribution, The Madness of George III (together with the Oscarnominated screenplay The Madness of King George), and The History Boys. His collection of prose, Untold Stories, won the PEN/Ackerley Prize for autobiography, 2006. The Uncommon Reader was published in 2007 and Smut was published in 2011.

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