Newport Playgoers Bring Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads To Stage

Newport Playgoers Golden Jubilee season continues in October with their presentation of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads.

Three examples of Bennett’s Talking Heads monologues, which were originally written for television in 1988 and 1998, will be performed,.

Cathy Morgan will play aspiring actress, Lesley in Her Big Chance, while Emma Brunnock will play Vicars Wife, Susan in Bed Among The Lentils and Jane Sinclair will take on the role of working class single woman, Irene Bruddock in A Lady of Letters.

Director Kevin Myers says of the monologues, “the writing is sublime and the characters are so well drawn by Alan Bennett. We are having such fun rehearsing and cannot wait for you to meet Lesley, Susan and Irene.”

Talking Heads runs from October 18 to 22 at The Dolman Theatre.