“Welcome to Hogwarts. In a moment, you will pass through these doors…but before you can take your seats, you must be sorted into your houses. They are ‪Gryffindor‬, ‪Hufflepuff‬, ‪‎Ravenclaw‬, and ‪Slytherin‬. While here, your house is, in many ways, your family.”

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The new trailer for The Lady in the Van, which stars Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings, in the true story of Miss Shepherd and her van(s).

I came into your drive for three months, and I stayed for fifteen years!

Learn about the mostly true story of Miss Shepherd with a new trailer below for The Lady in the Van, directed by Nicholas Hytner and based on Alan Bennett’s memoir, starring Maggie SmithAlex JenningsDominic Cooper, James Corden, Jim Broadbent, Frances de la Tour, Roger Allam, Samuel Anderson and Dermot Crowley

Set to debut next week at Toronto Film Festival, the movie will open across U.K. and Ireland on November 13th and it will follow the story of a woman of uncertain origins who “temporarily” parked her van in writer Alan Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for fifteen years. What begins as a begrudged favour becomes a relationship that will change both their lives. 

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