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Hymn - Untold Stories

National Theatre

Assistant Sound Designer

22nd November 2012 – 17th March 2013.

Duchess Theatre

22nd March - 15th June 2013



Sound Designer – Mike Walker Assistant Sound Designer – Charlie Smith Sound Operator – Sean Knowles

Music by George Fenton Words by Alan Bennett

Director – Nadia Fall Designer – Bob Crowley Lighting Designer – Tom Snell



Alex Jennings leads critically acclaimed double-bill of Hymn and Cocktail Sticks.

The National Theatre production of Alan Bennett’s Untold Stories,  featuring the two autobiographical recollections Hymn and Cocktail Sticks,  

Hymn is a touching memoir of music in childhood, with words by Alan Bennett and an evocative score by George Fenton.  It is directed by Nadia Fall.

Cocktail Sticks is directed by Nicholas Hytner and revisits some of the themes and conversations of Alan Bennett’s memoir A Life Like Other People’s.  A son talks to his dead father as his mother yearns for a different life.  It’s funny, tender and sad. 






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