Lady in the Van

Lady in the Van
Opens 13 November in the UK

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Henry Fielding


Alex will take part in a charity event, "Henry Fielding: a Journey", for Coram on 11 April. The event will take place in Middle Temple Hall. The evening forms part of Coram’s 275th anniversary celebrations of the First Admission of a child to the Foundling Hospital in March 1741.

Other cast members are Simon Russell Beale, Ben Miller and John Sessions.

Tickets and information at Coram.

Thanks to Kate!

Churchill's Secret


The new series "Churchill's Secret" starts on ITV on 28 February at 20.00.

More information at the ITV Press Centre.

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Thanks to Kate!

Rêverie Dates


Alex will appear with pianist Lucy Parham again in Rêverie this spring. Rêverie is about the life and music of Claude Debussy.

They will be at:

The Brunton Theatre at Musselburgh on 5 March

The Campden Music Festival on 8 May

The Stables in Wavendon on 5 June.

More information about the production and how to book tickets at: Lucy Parham's website.

Lucy Parham sent a tweet about their previous concert in February in Guildford:



Thanks to Kate!

Award Nomination

Alex has been nominated for a an Audie award for his reading of "A God in Ruins"by Kate Atkinson. Winners are to be honoured at the Audie Awards Gala in Chicago on May 11
hosted by award-winning comedian and author, Paula Poundstone.

More information at AudioFile Magazine.

Thanks to Kate!

The Oldie

Alex has attended the "Oldie of the Year Award" ceremony in London. Information about the ceremony at The Oldie.

A couple of pictures of Alex at:
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Picture 2

Thanks to Kate!

Sunday, February 14, 2016

London Evening Standard British Film Awards


Alex attended the London Evening British Film Awards on Sunday evening 7 february. He presented Alan Bennett with the special award. Maggie Smith won the award for best actress for her role in "The Lady in the Van".

More information at London Evening Standard.

The pictures are at Getty Images.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Senses and Stage Left

More Alex on the radio this coming week:

Alex plays Frank in the four part drama series "Stage Left" from this Monday on BBC Radio 4. The episode starts at 14.15 and will then be available on BBC iPlayer.

"Senses" started today on BBC Radio 4 Extra. This was first broadcast in 1990. Impressive cast list for this comedy drama in 6 parts: Joan Sims, Charles Gray, Alex Jennings, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Geoffrey Palmer, Lynda Bellingham, Brian Murphy, Rodney Bewes, Liz Fraser, Rory McGrath and Maurice Denham. You can listen here.

Thanks, again, to Uli!