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Play scripts for Kafka's Dick aka Kafka's Franz , 1986-1998

MS. Bennett 133

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Scripts for stage play first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London on 23 Sept. 1986. Unmarked copy of script published by Samuel French in 1992 was removed from this box.
  1. (fols. 1-126) Typed script, undated, annotated by Alan Bennett.
  2. (fols. 127-188) Photocopy of Kafka's Franz, German translation of script published 1987, annotated by translator. Plus letters regarding translation dated 16 June 1986 and 9 Nov. 1987.
  3. (fols. 189-297) Proof copy of Kafka's Franz, German translation of script published 1987. Not the same as the above script.
  4. (fols. 298-328) Typed script for Act II, with cover sheet from Samuel French Inc. dated 2 Nov. 1989, briefly annotated by Alan Bennett.
  5. (fols. 329-343) Typeset script for Act II, annotated by Alan Bennett.
  6. (fols. 344-393) Photocopy of typed script titled "The cut version as directed by P. Hall, Piccadilly Theatre 1998". Original titled "Master script. 1 Dec. 1998".


  • 1986-1998


393 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Bennett 133

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom