The Habit of Art
11 May - 16 May 2020
By Alan Bennett
Directed by Philip Franks
Starring Matthew Kelly and David Yelland
★★★★★ ‘Witty, moving, laugh-aloud funny and understatedly profound.’ The Observer
★★★★ The Times
Alan Bennett is one our greatest and most celebrated playwrights.
In The Habit of Art, Bennett gives us a play about a meeting between two of the 20th centuries most remarkable artists, the poet WH Auden and the composer Benjamin Britten.
Exploring friendship, rivalry and heartache this multi layered masterpiece examines the joy, pain and emotional cost of creativity.
This beautifully nuanced production is directed by Philip Franks and stars the Olivier Award winning Matthew Kelly (Of Mice and Men, Toast and Pride and Prejudice, David Yelland (Chariots of Fire and The Crown) and Veronica Roberts (Peak Practice and Tenko).
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