Alan Bennett (left) with Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings, during the . be in anybody's pocket, that's why I didn't want to be thought to be gay.
Alan Bennett never revealed his sexuality to his parents because he believes it would have upset them. The celebrated playwright, who is in a year relationship with World Of Interiors editor Rupert Thomas, told The Guardian Weekend he saw “no point” in coming out to his.
Alan Bennett reveals that his lover, 'Café Anne', is dead The affair had earlier confounded popular belief that Bennett was gay when he let.
Alan Bennett (born 9 May ) is an English playwright, screenwriter, actor and author. His work Bennett was born in Armley in Leeds. He is openly gay.