Alan Bennett's On the Margin

Overview

On the Margin was a six part BBC 2 TV British satirical comedy sketch show written and performed by Alan Bennett and a regular cast including John "Strictly Come Dancing" Sergeant. produced by Sydney Lotterby of Yes Minister and Porridge fame.

Each instalment featured a mixture of sketches (some foreshadowing Bennett's subsequent television dramas, others mocking television clichés, such as documentaries about working-class Northern writers and...

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Overview

On the Margin was a six part BBC 2 TV British satirical comedy sketch show written and performed by Alan Bennett and a regular cast including John "Strictly Come Dancing" Sergeant. produced by Sydney Lotterby of Yes Minister and Porridge fame.

Each instalment featured a mixture of sketches (some foreshadowing Bennett's subsequent television dramas, others mocking television clichés, such as documentaries about working-class Northern writers and discussion programmes featuring pretentious critics).

This is a never before broadcast compilation of sketches and extracts from the TV series before the tapes where wiped.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781408427026
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/13/2012
  • Format: CD
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 4.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Alan Bennett was first on stage with the Oxford Theatre Group in 1959. He collaborated on the revue Beyond the Fringe, which opened in Edinburgh in 1960 and then to the West End and Broadway. His collection of diary entries, essays, and reviews, Writing Home (1994) was a bestseller. His other works include: The Wind in the Willows for the National Theatre, The Madness of George III, and Talking Heads.

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