• The Lady in the Van (2015)

The Lady in the Van

Release Date: December 4th, 2015

DVD Release Date: April 18th, 2016

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

In 1973 London, playwright Alan Bennett (Alex Jennings) develops an unlikely friendship with Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), a homeless woman who lives in a van in his driveway for the next 15 years.

Cast: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Roger Allam, Deborah Findlay, Frances de la Tour, Gwen Taylor, Jim Broadbent, David Calder

Director: Nicholas Hytner

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: BBC Films

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Inspiring, Amusing, Friendship, London, Sacrifice, Love, 1970s


Nominated Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy