"The Lady in the Van" has so much to offer the viewer. It isn't just about the incredible performance by Maggie Smith, or the great story, it is also about the brilliance of setting the Alan Bennett who writes opposite the Alan Bennett who lives and then tossing in the real Alan Bennett for good measure.
It makes one stop and think. At least, it made Josh stop and think. Hear what he thought--or what he says he thought--on this episode.