• Alan Bennett

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ALAN BENNETT - New Curated Collection

This new collection celebrates the 90th birthday of one of Britain's best loved figures Alan Bennett- author, playwright and screenwriter. From Beyond the Fringe to his series of monologues Talking Heads, Alan Bennett has produced a significant body of work for the BBC across television and radio tackling themes such as class and identity with distinctive humour and insight.


The Collection |  Discover a vast and unrivalled collection of images spanning the life of the corporation. Icons, British programmes, technology  and broadcasting milestones throughout the decades at your fingertips.

The Archive | More than 6 million images are held in the Photo Archive on formats ranging from glass plates, negatives, transparencies, and prints to digital files. We ensure that high resolution scanning of photographic material takes place to both protect the material and make it accessible.

The Team | Photographic material is curated by our experienced team of Archivists who are here to help with research or collaborate with you to find rich and surprising photos.

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