The Lady in the Van (12a)
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Writer: Alan Bennett
Stars: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent
A big screen adaptation of writer Alan Bennett’s iconic and celebrated memoir, directed by long-standing Bennett collaborator Nicholas Hytner.
The film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. Their unique story is funny, poignant and life-affirming
Date of event:26th May 2016