Play directory : The History Boys

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The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Alan Bennett
  • Written
  • Setting
  • Overview
    Set in a fictional boys' grammar school in the 1980s, a group of history students study for their Oxbridge exams with three different teachers: Hector, an older, cultured teacher with unorthodox methods, Irwin, a new teacher with a direct approach, and Lintott, old-fashioned and Hector's friend.