Untold Stories
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Untold Stories Tickets

  • The National Theatre’s critically-acclaimed double bill transfers to the West End's Duchess Theatre from 22 March 2013.

    UNTOLD STORIES features two autobiographical recollections by the renowned playwright Alan Bennett (The Madness of George III, People, The History Boys).

    HYMN is a touching memoir of music in childhood, directed by Nadia Fall, with an evocative score by George Fenton.

    COCKTAIL STICKS – directed by Nicholas Hytner (Miss Saigon, The History Boys, One Man, Two Guvnors) – revisits some of the themes and conversations of Alan Bennett’s memoir A Life Like Other People’s. Funny, tender and sad, a son talks to his dead father as his mother yearns for a different life.

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  • Duchess Theatre

    Catherine Street,
    London,
    WC2B 5LA

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    Duchess Theatre Seating Plan


  • ‘Hymn is enjoyable and touching... Cocktail Sticks strikes me as one of the finest and most moving works Bennett has ever written.’
    Daily Telegraph

    ‘Alex Jennings plays Bennett to perfection.’
    Guardian

    ‘A delectable double bill of short autobiographical pieces.’
    Independent