Alan Bennett http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Alan Bennett's ‘Talking Heads’ At St. Louis Actors’ Studio http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/alan-bennetts-talking-heads-st-louis-actors-studio <p>In the late 1980’s, British playwright Alan Bennett produced a series of monologues featuring the best actors in England for BBC Radio.&nbsp; From the time director Lana Pepper heard Maggie Smith in “A Bed Among the Lentils” in the early 1990’s, she was fascinated by the project and searched out others in the series.&nbsp; Now thirty years later, she is fulfilling a dream by staging three of them in a production for <a href="http://stlas.org">St. Louis Actors’ Studio</a>, “Talking Heads.” She also hopes to some day stage the other nine Bennett monologues.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 21:29:00 +0000 Mary Edwards & Alex Heuer 26289 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Alan Bennett's ‘Talking Heads’ At St. Louis Actors’ Studio