Productions photos have been released for Theatre Royal Bath’s new adaptation of Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van.
Photography by Nobby Clark
In 1974, Miss Mary Shepherd, a homeless woman, temporarily moved her clapped out Bedford van into Alan Bennett’s front garden at Gloucester Crescent, Camden. She
remained parked there for the next fifteen years.
Olivier Award-winner Sara Kestelman (Filthy Business, Copenhagen, Cabaret) stars as Bennett’s beloved character Miss Mary Shepherd. She is joined by Sam Alexander as Alan
Bennett, William Gaunt as Underwood and James Northcote who will share the role of Alan Bennett. The full cast includes Emma Amos, Lia Burge, Paul Hickey, Gabrielle Lloyd, David Shaw Parker, Steve Simmonds and Cat Simmons.
THE LADY IN THE VAN
By Alan Bennett
Directed by Jonathan Church
Theatre Royal Bath, Sawclose, Bath, BA1 1ET
Thursday 17 August – Saturday 2 September
Monday – Saturday, 7.30pm
Matinees Thursday & Saturday, 2.30pm