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Material for Untold Stories , c.1991-2003

MS. Bennett 175

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Continued from MS. Bennett 174.

(fols. 1-258) Material for published book section headed "Art, Architecture and Authors":
  1. (fols. 1-65) Two versions of typed text of "Going to the Pictures", annotated by Alan Bennett.
  2. (fols. 66-145) Typed text of "Spoiled for Choice" and newspaper cutting of same article from the London Review of Books from 2 Apr. 1998.
  3. (fols. 146-163) Photocopy of article titled "Portrait or Bust", briefly annotated by Alan Bennett.
  4. (fols. 164-172) Typed text regarding the County Arcade, Leeds dated Jan. 1991.
  5. (fols. 173-180) Typed text about Denton Welch, undated.
  6. (fols. 181-185) Typed text titled "Larkin. England Gone",c.1999, annotated by Alan Bennett.
  7. (fols. 186-241) Bundle of handwritten and typed text titled "Writing".
  8. (fols. 242-258) Typed text titled "Staring out of the Window, undated, annotated by Alan Bennett.
(fols. 259-448) Material for published book section headed "Ups and Downs":
  1. (fols. 259-333) Two versions of typed text of "A Common Assault", one titled "Ladispoli", undated, annotated by Alan Bennett, plus notes. See also articles by Alan Bennett, MS. Bennett 177.
  2. (fols. 334-431) Typed and handwritten text titled "Honours". Includes print out of article from The Sunday Times from 21 Dec. 2003 regarding those who have turned down honours. Plus typed text titled "Arise, Sir...", annotated by Alan Bennett.
  3. (fols. 432-480) Bundle of notes for "An Average Rock Bun".


  • c.1991-2003


448 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Bennett 175

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom