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The History Boys

Alan Bennett's adaptation of his acclaimed, long-running play set in 1980s Yorkshire.

A class of likely lads, caught in a clash of educational styles as they prepare to apply to Oxford or Cambridge, find their loyalties as well as their intellects tested.

1 hour, 49 minutes

Last on

Sat 5 Jan 2019 00:20

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Credits

Role Contributor
Crowther Samuel Anderson
Timms James Corden
Irwin Stephen Campbell Moore
Hector Richard Griffiths
Mrs Lintott Frances de la Tour
Posner Samuel Barnett
Rudge Russell Tovey
Dakin Dominic Cooper
Scripps Jamie Parker
Akhtar Sacha Dhawan
Lockwood Andrew Knott
The Headmaster Clive Merrison
Mrs Bibby Penelope Wilton
Wilkes Adrian Scarborough
Fiona Georgia Taylor
Writer Alan Bennett
Director Nicholas Hytner
Producer Nicholas Hytner
Producer Damian Jones
Producer Kevin Loader

Broadcasts

  • Fri 28 Dec 2007 21:00
  • Fri 31 Jul 2009 22:30
  • Fri 4 Dec 2009 23:35
  • Fri 10 Sep 2010 23:50
  • Thu 9 May 2013 21:00
  • Wed 18 Sep 2013 23:45
  • Thu 19 Sep 2013 00:45
  • Wed 28 May 2014 21:00
  • Wed 7 Jan 2015 21:00
  • Sat 23 May 2015 00:05
  • Wed 27 Apr 2016 21:00
  • Sat 19 Aug 2017 23:40
  • Sat 5 Jan 2019 00:20

BBC Films: The History Boys

BBC Films: The History Boys

"History is a commentary on the various and continuing incapabilities of men."