A Quote by Alan Bennett on art, children, circumstances, losing, parenthood, and time

I was an only child. I lost both my parents. By the time I was twenty I was bald. I'm homosexual. In the way of circumstances and background to transcend I had everything an artist could possibly want. It was practically a blueprint.

Alan Bennett (1934 -)

Source: Leslie Halliwell, in Prick up Your Ears: The Screenplay, 1987.

Contributed by: Zaady