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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Alan Bennett
A new Alan Bennett play, a behind-the-scenes drama about Parliament, and a swashbuckling adventure from "One Man, Two Guvnors" author Richard Bean are part of the upcoming season at Britain's National Theatre.
Alan Bennett is one of Britain's most distinguished dramatists, also one its finest actors, and he has long since acknowledged his homosexuality in a characteristically low-keyed manner, but he is about as far removed as possible from being a drama queen.
Am I Black Enough Yet?
Even when he is writing about royalty, as in his famous "The Madness of King George," his trick is to render monarchs as regular folk, real flesh and blood, feeling human beings.