The Lady in the Van Movie

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Who's Involved:

James Corden, Jim Broadbent, Maggie Smith, Nicholas Hytner, Dominic Cooper, Roger Allam, Alex Jennings, Alan Bennett

Release Date:

Friday, December 4, 2015 (Limited)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Alan Bennett's story is based on the true story of Miss Shepherd (played by Maggie Smith), a woman of uncertain origins who "temporarily" parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. What begins as a begrudged favor becomes a relationship that will change both their lives.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making The Lady in the Van

A look at the The Lady in the Van behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Nicholas Hytner last directed The History Boys. The film's writer Alan Bennett last wrote The History Boys.


Alan Bennett


Nicholas Hytner

Production Company

BBC Films

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Production: What we know about The Lady in the Van

Key Facts

  1. Filmed on the street and in the house where Bennett and Miss Shepherd lived all those years.
  2. Screened at the Toronto International Film Festival to critical praise.

Filming Timeline

On or about March 4, 2015, the film was in Completed status.

On or about May 19, 2014, the film was in Development status.

The Lady in the Van Release Date: When was it released?

The Lady in the Van was released in 2015 on Friday, December 4, 2015 (Limited release). There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Krampus, The World of Kanako and MI-5.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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