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The Lady in the Van

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Two-time Oscar® winner and star of "Downton Abbey", Dame Maggie Smith, recreates one of her most celebrated roles – the singular Miss Shepherd – in The Lady In The Van, Alan Bennett's big-screen comedic adaptation of his own iconic memoir and honoured stage play. Based on the true story, Miss Shepherd was a woman of uncertain origins who "temporarily" parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. What began as a begrudged favour became a relationship that would change both their lives. Filmed on the street and in the house where Bennett and Miss Shepherd lived for all those years, acclaimed director Nicholas Hytner reunites with Bennett (The Madness of King George, The History Boys) to bring this funny, poignant, and life-affirming story to the screen.


Aaron Neil
Alan Bennett
Alex Jennings
Andrew Knott
Cecilia Noble
Claire Foy
David Calder
Deborah Findlay
Dermot Crowley
Dominic Cooper
Eleanor Matsuura
Elliot Levey
Frances De La Tour
Geoffrey Streatfeild
George Taylor
Giles Cooper
Gwen Taylor
Harriet Thorpe
James Corden
Jamie Parker
Jim Broadbent
June Watson
Maggie Smith
Marion Bailey
Nicholas Burns
Pandora Colin
Richard Banks
Roger Allam
Rosalind Knight
Russell Tovey
Sacha Dhawan
Sam Spruell
Samuel Anderson
Samuel Barnett
Selina Cadell
Stephen Campbell Moore



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