The Lady in the Van

Concert or Performance

2 Feb 2019 to 9 Mar 2019

The Lady in the Van is a mostly true story of the fascinating relationship between the award-winning British writer and his long-term guest. Was she a fugitive on the run? A talented pianist? A nun? Or just an old lady struggling with mental health and homelessness?

Touching, uplifting and heartbreakingly funny, The Lady in the Van is classic Alan Bennett. Share the fondness and frustrations of the legendary writer as he navigates life with a very peculiar tenant in this moving, bittersweet comedy.

Best-known for the celebrated 2015 film starring Maggie Smith, this incredible new stage production stars international icon Miriam Margolyes – I’ll Eat You Last, as Miss Shepherd and Matilda the Musical co-stars Daniel Frederiksen and James Millar as the dual Alan Bennetts, directed by Dean Bryant – An Ideal Husband.

Performing daily except Sundays,


Bar Cafe Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet

Event Times

2 Feb 2019 to 9 Mar 2019

Once Only Event


The Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne

100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, 3000

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1 Bedroom Living Room

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Executive Queen Room

Novotel Melbourne on Collins


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