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The Habit of Art archiveBenjamin Britten, sailing uncomfortably close to the wind with his new opera, Death in Venice, seeks advice from his former collaborator and friend, W H Auden. During this imagined meeting, their first for twenty-five years, they are observed and interrupted by, amongst others, their future biographer and a young man from the local bus station. Alan Bennett Running time: 2hrs 35mins inclu. interval.


Tom Attwood (Tom), Desmond Barrit (Fitz/Auden), Simon Bubb (Neil), Danny Burns (George), Selina Cadell (Kay/May), Martin Chamberlain (Ralph), Philip Childs (Boyle), Matthew Cottle (Donald/Humphrey Carpenter), Barbara Kirby (Joan), Luke Norris (Tim/Stuart), Leighton Pugh (Matt), Malcolm Sinclair (Henry/Britten/Boyle)


Author: Alan Bennett
Producer: National Theatre
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Design: Bob Crowley
Lighting: Mark Henderson
Sound: Paul Groothuis
Music: Matthew Scott

The Habit of Art

The Habit of Art (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01632007810. Details of all The Habit of Art archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S282497341

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