The History Boys [Drama On 3]

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, Bennett turns his attention once more to education - encompassing both the tussles of staffroom rivalry and the anarchy of adolescence."

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20060312The 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, 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

Samuel Barnett (singer)

Jamie Parker, Tom Attwood (piano)

Producer David Hunter.

Swan Song

By Anton Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn.

Following his final performance in a run-down provincial theatre, an elderly Russian actor confronts his ghosts. Did he ever really have talent?

The actor....Paul Scofield

The prompter....Alec McCowen

Director Martin Jenkins.

2006031220061231"

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, Bennett turns his attention once more to education - encompassing both the tussles of staffroom rivalry and the anarchy of adolescence."

2006031220061231"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, Bennett turns his attention once more to education - encompassing both the tussles of staffroom rivalry and the anarchy of adolescence."

20061231The 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.