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About this show

Alan Bennett's The Habit of Art examines the stormy relationship between Benjamin Britten and W.H. Auden, imagining a meeting between the former friends, 25 years after they last saw each other, in which they are "observed and interrupted by, amongst others, their future biographer and a young man from the local bus station."

Show Details

  • Running Time:2hr 25min (1 intermission)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Lyttelton Theatre, London

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