He recollects his early memories of Leeds, reads his favourite children's stories (most of which he only discovered as an adult) and reveals his first and only true comedy performance. He talks about the business of being a writer and muses on language, television, the theatre, and his abiding interest in art and architecture.
With an introduction and specially recorded links by Alan Bennett, this collection is essential listening for fans of one of Britain's best-loved authors and story-tellers.
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- Delmar Lemming
This is a glorious tour of Alan Bennett's many years of insightful comedy. Highly recommended.
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