“A rousing pot banging success” – Daily Telegraph
“Jennifer Saunders delivers a career high performance” – The Times
” Simply wonderful “- Saga
“The iron fist in the velvet glove does not really sum up Alan Bennett’s style. While he’s one of Britain’s most admired satirists with a sharp ear for the vernacular and a keen eye for the oddest aspects of being English, his affection for his characters is never in doubt.
He can make you laugh and cry in the space of two sentences, but this film of his play Allelujah shows him at his most political and polemical.”