Single Spies

Single Spies

by: Alan Bennett

by: Alan Bennett


This unusual double bill of one act plays is about two of the most celebrated spies of modern times: Guy Burgess and Anthony Blunt. Single Spies won the 1990 Olivier Award, Best Comedy. It includes An Englishman Abroad and A Question of Attribution .

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  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior


Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett was born in Leeds in 1934. After studying at Oxford University he collaborated as a writer and performer with Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Peter Cook in Beyond the Fringe in 1960 at the Edinburgh Festival. He then turned to writing full time and produced his first stage play Forty Years On in 1968. ...

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