Alan Bennett - The History Boys

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20160423 (BBC7)

The History Boys

By Alan Bennett.

Adapted for radio by Richard Wortley from Nicholas Hytner's National Theatre production. More than three decades on from Forty Years On, Alan Bennett turns his attention once more to education, encompassing both the tussles of staffroom rivalry and the anarchy of adolescence.

Hector....Richard Griffiths

Irwin....Geoffrey Streatfeild

Mrs Lintott....Frances de la Tour

The Headmaster....Clive Merrison

Crowther....Samuel Anderson

Posner....Samuel Barnett

Dakin....Dominic Cooper

Timms....James Corden

Akthar....Sacha Dhawan

Lockwood....Andrew Knott

Scripps....Jamie Parker

Rudge....Russell Tovey

Solo singer....Samuel Barnett

Pianists....Jamie Parker and Tom Attwood

Produced by David Hunter.

Musical arrangement by Richard Sissons.

Director Richard Wortley.