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Event Archive - NT Live People: A new play by Alan Bennett:

Thu. March 21st 2013 - Thu. March 21st 2013 Cowichan Performing Arts Centre Duncan BC (All Ages)
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm doors at 6:00 pm
Adult: $23.50 | Senior: $21.25 | Student: $16 | Child: $15.50 | eyeGo: $5
Tickets at: Cowichan Ticket Centre 250-748-7529; 2687 James St.,
Presented by: Cowichan Theatre

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Film: Theatre:
Award-winning writer Alan Bennett is reunited with director Nicholas Hytner and Olivier Award-winning actress Frances de la Tour, with whom he worked on The History Boys and The Habit of Art.
People spoil things; there are so many of them and the last thing one wants is them traipsing through one’s house. But with the park a jungle and a bath on the billiard table, what is one to do? Dorothy (Frances de la Tour) wonders if an attic sale could be a solution.
Alan Bennett is one of Britain’s most celebrated playwrights, and the much anticipated People is the sixth of his plays to have its premiere at the National Theatre. Following its original run at the National Theatre, The History Boys transferred to Broadway, winning the Tony Award for Best Play in 2006, and toured internationally before being turned into a film, again directed by Nicholas Hytner and with a cast including Frances de la Tour.

Bennett and Hytner also collaborated on the award-winning play and film The Madness of King George and their last stage production, The Habit of Art, was broadcast as part of National Theatre Live in 2010.


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The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.

The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division