The Lady in the Van: Film Guide

The Lady in the Van
The Lady in the Van

Ages

11–16

Duration

Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at The Lady in the Van (2015), a British comedy about an elderly lady who parks her van in writer Alan Bennett's driveway and remains there for the next fifteen years.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Performing Arts, PSHE Education, History and Citizenship in addition to highlighting themes surrounding theatre, gender, community, poverty, mental health, anti-bullying and friendships.

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The Lady in the Van
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The Lady in the Van Film Guide

A short .pdf of activities focusing on The Lady in the Van.

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This Resource Supports

Performing Arts

History

Citizenship

PSHE Education

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