The Crown

The Crown
Alex as the Duke of Windsor

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

WOS Outing Twitter and Podcast organised a special Q&A session after the performance of "Untold Stories" at the Duchess Theatre last night. There is a report in the shape of Tweets on their website. Alex answered questions asked by the audience, Jeff Rawle, who plays Bennetts father was also there.

Read the tweets at WOSOuting Tweets.

Update: you can now listen to the Q&A using the same link!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013


Alex talks to the Evening Standard about "Untold Stories": “He hates being thought of as being cosy. He was telling me in rehearsals that I needed to be nastier. But of course he is actually adorable,” Jennings said.

Read the full story in the London Evening Standard.

Being Alan Bennett

The Official London Theatre has an interview with Alex on the upcoming transfer of "Untold Stories" to the Duchess Theatre. Alex talks about the production, about Alan Bennett and about working at the National Theatre.

Read the interview at Official London Theatre.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Alan Bennett

This Wednesday at 20.15 on BBC Radio 4 Alan Bennett talks to Mark Lawson about his recent work for the National Theatre. After the broadcast the programme can be downloaded as a podcast.

BBC Radio 4

Sunday, March 17, 2013

The Professor Appears

There is a description of the professor, played by Alex, in "The Lady Vanishes" on the BBC Website. The film will be shown tonight at 20.30 on BBC One. Other parts are played by Selina Cadell, Tom Hughes, Tuppence Middleton, Keeley Hawes, Gemma Jones, Stephanie Cole and Julian Rhind-Tutt.

BBC Website

Friday, March 15, 2013

Britten at the Wigmore Hall

Alex is the reader at a recital of music and readings by Benjamin Britten and WH Auden at the Wigmore Hall in London on 23 March at 2.00 p.m. The concert will be about one hour and 50 minutes and features tenor Andrew Kennedy and Iain Burnside on piano.

The concert is part of the the Britten Birthday Centenary series.

For more information and tickets check the Wigmore Hall website.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Silk III

Alex will be appearing in the new series of "Silk". Filming will take place this summer.

Return to the Other Lady

Alex will go back to the role of Henry Higgins in "My Fair Lady" at Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris at the end of the year. The production will probably run from the end of November through to January.

Steve Wright in the Afternoon

Alex talked about "Untold Stories" transferring to the Duchess on 22 March and about the upcoming broadcast of "The Lady Vanishes" on Steve Wright in the Afternoon, BBC Radio 2 this afternoon.

The podcast of the interview can be downloaded from the BBC website at BBC Podcasts. The podcast will be available until 21 March.

You can also listen online at: BBC Music Showcase.

Thursday, March 07, 2013

The Lady Appears

The BBC has confirmed "The Lady Vanishes" will be shown on BBC One, on 17 March at 8.30 to 10.00 pm.