Talking Heads – Bed Among the Lentils

Theatre (spoken word)

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  • St Cuthbert's Church (Venue 122)
  • 15:30, 19:30
  • Aug 13-15
  • 45 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Library Theatre Touring Company
  • Warnings: -
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Alan Bennett is an institution in Britain – he can encapsulate a world of voices within a single monologue. Bennett sealed his reputation as the master of observation with Talking Heads, his series of 12 such monologues. Darkly comic, tragically poignant and wonderfully uplifting the series is widely regarded as a modern classic. Bed Among the Lentils features Susan, an alcoholic vicar's wife who distracts herself from her ambitious husband and his doting parishioners by conducting an affair with a grocer Ramesh Ramesh, discovering something about herself and God in the process.

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