Alan Bennett Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Prick Up Your Ears
R

Prick Up Your Ears

(1987)
1
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Biography, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Gary Oldman, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn, Alfred Molina, Lindsay Duncan
1
0
The Madness of King George
PG-13

The Madness of King George

(1994)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Nicholas Hytner
Genres:
History, Drama, Comedy, Biography
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Nigel Hawthorne, Ian Holm, Amanda Donohoe
0
0
The Secret Policeman's Other Ball
R

The Secret Policeman's Other Ball

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / Various Roles
Director:
Julien Temple
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Rowan Atkinson, Graham Chapman, John Bird
Plot:

Fourth of ‘The Secret Policeman’s Ball,’ the charity benefit show was staged for Amnesty International and was directed by John Cleese. It features music acts by Sting, Phil Collins, Bob Geldof, Donovan, Pete Townsend and re-united ex-Yardbird members Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton. The comedy performances included skits by John Cleese with former Monty Python members, Rowan Atkinson, Barry Humphries and others.

0
0
A Private Function
R

A Private Function

(1984)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Malcolm Mowbray
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Maggie Smith, Michael Palin, Denholm Elliott, Tony Haygarth, Richard Griffiths
0
0
Dreamchild
PG

Dreamchild

(1985)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Gavin Millar
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Biography, Romance
Star Cast:
Coral Browne, Ian Holm, Peter Gallagher, Steve Whitmire
0
0
The History Boys
R

The History Boys

(2006)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Nicholas Hytner
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, James Corden, Samuel Anderson
0
0
The Lady in the Van
PG-13

The Lady in the Van

(2015)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Nicholas Hytner
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Broadbent, Maggie Smith, James Corden, Alex Jennings, Clare Hammond
0
0
Long Shot

Long Shot

(1978)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Maurice Hatton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Neville Smith, John Boorman, Stephen Frears, Wim Wenders
0
0
In Love and War
PG-13

In Love and War

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Porter
Director:
Richard Attenborough
Genres:
Biography, Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Sandra Bullock, Mackenzie Astin, Chris O'Donnell, Margot Steinberg, Alan Bennett
0
0
Every Home Should Have One
R

Every Home Should Have One

(1970)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Clark
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hy Hazell, Shelley Berman, Marty Feldman, Judy Cornwell
Plot:

Teddy is an executive working at an advertising agency, whose boss gives him an assignment to come up with an attractive campaign for frozen porridge. Teddy decides to put suggestive material into the commercials in order to attract more customers.

0
0
National Theatre Live: The Habit of Art

National Theatre Live: The Habit of Art

(2010)
0
0
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Griffiths, Alex Jennings, Adrian Scarborough, Stephen Wight, Philip Childs
0
0
Little Dorrit
G

Little Dorrit

(1987)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Christine Edzard
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Alec Guinness, Derek Jacobi, Joan Greenwood, Max Wall, Patricia Hayes
0
0

TV Movie(s)

One Fine Day

One Fine Day

(1979)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Leslie Sands, Robert Stephens, Dominic Guard, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Dave Allen
0
0
Beyond the Fringe

Beyond the Fringe

(1964)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various Characters
Director:
Duncan Wood
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Dudley Moore, Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller
0
0
Afternoon Off

Afternoon Off

(1979)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Stephen Frears
Star Cast:
Philip Jackson, Benjamin Whitrow, Henry Man, Angela Morant
0
0
Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf

(1978)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Neville Smith, Frank Middlemass, Julie Walters, Robert Longden
0
0
An Englishman Abroad

An Englishman Abroad

(1983)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
John Schlesinger
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Coral Browne, Alan Bates, Charles Gray, Vernon Dobtcheff, Harold Innocent
0
0
A Day Out

A Day Out

(1972)
2
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Stephen Frears
Star Cast:
Philip Locke, James Cossins, David Waller, John Normington
2
0
Pleasure at Her Majesty's

Pleasure at Her Majesty's

(1976)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various
Director:
Jonathan Miller, Roger Graef
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Eleanor Bron, Alan Bennett
0
0
Doris and Doreen

Doris and Doreen

(1978)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Stephen Frears
Star Cast:
Prunella Scales, Patricia Routledge, Pete Postlethwaite, Joan Sanderson
0
0
Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

(1966)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mouse
Director:
Jonathan Miller
Genres:
Family, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Wilfrid Brambell, Finlay Currie, Peter Sellers, Alan Bennett
0
0
The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Justice Shallow
Director:
David Hugh Jones
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Ben Kingsley, Bryan Marshall, Judy Davis, Richard O'Callaghan
0
0
The Old Crowd

The Old Crowd

(1979)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Lindsay Anderson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Jeffrey, Isabel Dean, John Moffatt, Philip Stone, Frank Grimes
0
0
National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage

National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage

(2013)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Hector
Star Cast:
Ralph Fiennes, Roger Allam, Jonathan Bailey, Simon Russell Beale, Alan Bennett
0
0
Julie Walters and Friends

Julie Walters and Friends

(1991)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Alasdair Macmillan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Bleasdale, Julie Walters, Willy Russell, Victoria Wood
0
0
All Day on the Sands

All Day on the Sands

(1979)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Giles Foster
Star Cast:
Jane Freeman, Marjorie Yates, Alun Armstrong, Gary Carp, Susan Hopkins
0
0
Portrait or Bust

Portrait or Bust

(1994)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Jonathan Stedall
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Melvyn Bragg, Lily Bennett, Walter Bennett, Tom Wood
0
0
The Young Visiters

The Young Visiters

(2003)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
David Yates
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Hugh Laurie, Geoffrey Palmer, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent
0
0

Animation(s)

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (1992)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Hugh Laurie, Rik Mayall, Pam Ferris, Derek Jacobi
Family Guy
TV-14

Family Guy (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Shin, James Purdum, Dominic Bianchi, Pete Michels, John Holmquist
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Bill Maher, Craig Ferguson, Dakota Fanning
The Willows in Winter

The Willows in Winter (1996)

As:
Cast
Role:
Mole (voice)
Director:
Dave Unwin
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Michael Palin, Rik Mayall, Enn Reitel
The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows (1995)

As:
Cast
Role:
Mole (voice)
Director:
Dave Unwin, Dennis Abey
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Michael Palin, Rik Mayall, James Villiers
Mouse and Mole at Christmas Time

Mouse and Mole at Christmas Time (2013)

As:
Cast
Role:
Mole (voice)
Director:
Joy Whitby
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Richard Briers, Imelda Staunton
Meg and Mog

Meg and Mog (2003)

As:
Cast
Role:
Owl (18 episodes, 2003-2004)
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Fay Ripley, Paul Shearer, Phil Cornwell

TV Shows and Videos

Not Only... But Also

Not Only... But Also (1965)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dudley Moore, Spike Milligan, Peter Cook, Ronnie Barker
Objects of Affection

Objects of Affection (1982)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Thora Hird, Patricia Routledge, Constance Chapman, Marjorie Yates, Elizabeth Spriggs
BBC2 Play of the Week

BBC2 Play of the Week (1977)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Don Taylor, Alan Cooke, Stephen Frears, Leonard Lewis, David Hugh Jones
Star Cast:
Jeremy Irons, Patrick Stewart, Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves
Play for Today

Play for Today (1970)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Barry Davis, Alan Clarke, John Mackenzie, Philip Saville, Claude Whatham
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Billy Connolly, Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter
The Saint

The Saint (1962)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Llewellyn Moxey, Ray Austin, John Ainsworth, Jeremy Summers, John Gilling
Genres:
Action, Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Oliver Reed, Roger Moore, Arthur Goodman
Fortunes of War

Fortunes of War (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Cellan Jones
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Ronald Pickup, Charles Kay, Mark Drewry
Sunday Night

Sunday Night (1965)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Russell, John Boorman
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Leo McKern, Tony Church, Roddy Maude-Roxby, Robert Gillespie
Telling Tales

Telling Tales (2000)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself (10 episodes, 2000)
Star Cast:
Alan Bennett
The South Bank Show

The South Bank Show (1978)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / ... (6 episodes, 1979-2010)
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Ian McKellen, Peter Hall, Melvyn Bragg, Lenny Henry
ITV Saturday Night Theatre

ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Jacobs, Marc Miller, Valerie Hanson, Barry Davis, John Sichel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento
Screen Two

Screen Two (1985)

As:
Writer
Director:
Tristram Powell, Christopher Morahan, Udayan Prasad, Michael Whyte, Jim Goddard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Billy Connolly, Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill
Screen One

Screen One (1985)

As:
Writer
Director:
Les Blair, Robert Young, Robert Bierman, Dewi Humphreys, Christopher Morahan
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Mystery, War, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Julie Walters, Paul Brooke

Alan Bennett Awards

BAFTA Awards
Screen One Best Single Drama 1992